2005 Literacy Champions

Jean-Marie Aubin

Adult Basic Education Instructor at at Hampshire County House of Correction, Northampton, MA

Jean-Marie Aubin is the Adult Basic Education Instructor at Hampshire County House of Correction in Northhampton, MA. In addition to teaching low-level and disabled learners, Jean-Marie facilitates creative writing classes for higher-level writers. She also helps inmates develop their writing skills through poetry, which is then published in a collection of student work. Jean-Marie has partnered with PEN New England, and together they expanded this program to include a Saturday morning workshop where published writers and professors from the Boston Area lend their expertise to students.