PLATO: Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization

The Persimmon Newsletter

The Persimmon is a member publication sponsored by the PLATO Outreach Committee. It is published three times each year. Deadlines and publication dates are as follows:

Approximate Publication Date Editorial Deadline
January 20

December 1

June 20 May 1
August 20 July 1

Member contributions to The Persimmon are welcome. It’s recommended that submissions address issues of broad interest to the membership and are written succinctly. Due to space considerations, articles may be edited prior to publication. Questions about submissions or items themselves can be sent via e-mail to Wendy Kerr at

Recent Issues of The Persimmon [PDF Format]

January 2013
August 2012
June 2012
January, 2012
August, 2011
June, 2011
January, 2011
August, 2010
June, 2010
January, 2010
August, 2009