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The Northern California Writing Project is a professional development organization devoted to improving the teaching of writing in our service region.

California Writing Project Black Lives Matter

California Writing Project Black Lives Matter

We, the directors of the 15 California Writing Project sites, stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. We are saddened and horrified by the murders of the past few weeks—the latest manifestation of the racism that began 400 years ago with the colonizing of what is now the United States. This is who we are and …

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Applications open for our 2020 Summer Institute! (Postponed)

Applications open for our 2020 Summer Institute! (Postponed)

Like many programs across the globe, we are sad to say that we will be postponing our 2020 Summer Institute until summer 2021. We are, however, working on some alternative formats for supporting teachers. More information coming soon. Stay safe everyone and thank you for everything you’re doing for students!   We hope you will …

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Meet the NCWP Summer 2019 Fellows!

Meet the NCWP Summer 2019 Fellows!

This summer we are hosting our Summer Invitational Institute with a bit of a twist: we invited some incredible new teachers–teachers who are in their first five years of teaching–to join us for our Beginning Teacher Design Institute. These fellows will work together in June to share teaching practices and reflect on the teaching of …

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Hello from the New NCWP Director!

Hello from the New NCWP Director!

Hello fellow educators and welcome (or welcome back) to the NCWP site! We’ve recently updated our website in order to highlight a couple new projects we are excited about: A Beginning Teacher Design Institute and, starting in February, local teacher featured blogs. The blogs will give you insights into area teachers’ classrooms and ideas they …

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