Brookes has taught the following undergraduate courses at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee:
English 101 Intro to College Writing
English 101 Intro to College Writing Online
English 102 College Writing & Research
English 233 Intro to Creative Writing
English 418 Literary Journal Production
Brookes is a member of the teaching staff at Wildwood Home for the Arts. While Wildwood is housed at the historic Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, CA, Brookes is conducting her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction creative writing courses online via Zoom. For private or group lessons with Brookes, please visit the Wildwood site for scheduling details.
Brookes has taught a poetry workshop and a multi-genre course on Nature Writing during the summer at the Jamestown Art Center in Jamestown, Rhode Island. Through her community outreach work with the literary journal Cream City Review, Brookes has also lead workshops with the Kelly Senior Center in Cudahy, Wisconsin.