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Plain Language: Virtual Training Options

 Now, more than ever, we need to communicate effectively and efficiently.

Plain Language:

  • saves time and money by getting your message across faster.
  • motivates your readers to act quickly and accurately.
  • reduces time you spend prompting readers, clarifying questions, and correcting errors.

View our recent project to see the difference plain language can make.

Virtual Training Options

Introduction to Plain Language                            
$25/person (Introductory Rate)

In this 1-hour live webinar, you will learn how to engage your audience and increase follow-through with proven plain language strategies around word choice, sentence structure, grammar, organization of content, and formatting for readability. You will gain plain language techniques you can use immediately through a blend of presentation and practical exercises.

Plain Language Strategies in Practice                   
$75/person (Introductory Rate)

In this 1-hour live webinar, you will gain a deeper understanding of core plain language strategies. As a group, we will practice strategies around word choice, sentence structure, grammar tweaks, tone, and organization of content.

Interactive Small Group Practice: Maximum of 5 participants per group.
$100/person (Introductory Rate)

In this 1-hour interactive Zoom meeting, you will negotiate plain language edits with a small group to improve the readability of sample documents. Wisconsin Literacy staff will facilitate exercises and provide sample documents. Maximum of 5 participants per group

Customized Virtual Training and Services

Customized Webinar Trainings
Wisconsin Literacy staff will work with you to develop a 1-hour webinar that meets the needs of your team. We will incorporate writing samples you provide and focus on verbal and written strategies your team prioritizes. 

Individual Document Consultation via Zoom 
Review a document of your choice with a Wisconsin Literacy plain language expert. Identify challenges and discuss plain language strategies to improve the document in question, as well as future documents you will create. (Submit documents to Wisconsin Literacy staff 2 weeks before your consultation).

Not available at these times? Help us plan future sessions – tell us what days and times you prefer.

Contact Beth Gaytan at beth@wisconsinliteracy.org.

*Wisconsin Literacy is a non-profit agency. Training fees support adult & family literacy programs.