The Appleseed Writing Project Summer Institute is an intensive writing workshop offering a professional development opportunity for teachers in all disciplines and grade levels K-16 to develop their skill as writers and as teachers who use writing effectively in their classrooms.
Ten outstanding teachers will be selected from applicants who have been recommended by their principals or by colleagues who have previously attended this summer institute. Each teacher will receive a $500 dollar stipend to attend. Teachers meet daily June 10 to June 28 from 9:00 to 4:30. A pre-institute workshop orientation will be held on Saturday, April 20. The summer institute includes a 104 contact hours and can be taken for graduate credit if a teacher chooses to pay the tuition.
During the summer institute, teachers will develop a deeper understanding of writing instruction as well as research and reflect on their practice. Based upon the National Writing Project professional development model, institute participants will
To apply for the summer institute, complete the application by February 18 and submit it electronically as an email attachment to AWP Site Director Karol Dehr at dehr @ipfw.edu.
(Applicants will receive an email acknowledging the receipt of their application materials.)
In addition to reviewing your application, we will contact you for a brief personal interview that will allow you to ask questions about the institute and meet AWP leaders. Interviews will take place at IPFW in March, and participants will be selected by April 1.
We look forward to receiving you application. If you have questions, please call Karol Dehr at 260.481.6074 or email email@example.com. You can learn more about the National Writing Project by visiting http://www.writingproject.org.
The Appleseed Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project, offers this two-week course for K-12 educators, based on best practices in writing and the teaching of writing. The course is designed to develop teachers professionally as writers and teachers of writing within their content area in a workshop format, using conferencing, collaborative learning, technology in teaching, and learning through inquiry. The course will also focus on the three main writing genres of the Common Core State Standards: Narrative, Informative, and Argumentative.
Barbara Boggs, Instructor
For more information and to enroll, please contact Karol Dehr at 260.481.6074 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.