Welcome to the NCWP

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

Calendar

April 2021
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
March 29, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

March 30, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

March 31, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

April 1, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

April 2, 2021

All day: Applications due for Summer Institutes

April 3, 2021 April 4, 2021
April 5, 2021 April 6, 2021 April 7, 2021 April 8, 2021 April 9, 2021 April 10, 2021 April 11, 2021
April 12, 2021 April 13, 2021

4:00 pm: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE inquiry group

April 14, 2021 April 15, 2021 April 16, 2021 April 17, 2021 April 18, 2021
April 19, 2021 April 20, 2021

4:00 pm: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE inquiry group

April 21, 2021 April 22, 2021 April 23, 2021 April 24, 2021

10:00 am: Pre-Institute Orientation for Beginning Teacher Summer Institute

April 25, 2021
April 26, 2021 April 27, 2021 April 28, 2021 April 29, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 1, 2021

10:00 am: Pre-Institute Day for traditional Summer Institute

May 2, 2021
Applications open for our 2021 Summer Institutes!

Applications open for our 2021 Summer Institutes!

We hope you will join us or recommend a colleague for one of our 2021 Summer Institutes! This summer, we are offering two Institutes: 1) our Beginning Teacher Design Institute invites teachers from across grade levels (K-college) and disciplines who are in their first five years of teaching. Our goal: support new educators and connect them with other peers in the area who think about the teaching of writing. And, 2) our traditional Summer Institute invites teachers from across grade levels and disciplines who have 6+ years of teaching experience. Both groups will have some shared time together in the afternoons. Both Institutes will take place virtually via Zoom.

Both institutes support writing intensive educational design. Teachers will read, write, and share their practices together.

Deadlines, dates and location?

  • Friday, April 2: Applications due. Link to application here
  • Saturday, April 24: Pre-Institute Orientation for Beginning Teacher SI
  • Saturday, May 1: Pre-Institute Orientation for traditional SI participants
  • Both Summer Institutes will run virtually from 9:00 am-3:00 pm:
    • Monday to Thursday: June 21-24
    • Monday to Thursday: June 28-July 1
      • Participants must be able to join via Zoom all days including the pre-institute gathering
  • Fall reunion date TBA

Participants receive $800 for their participation. All materials, including current professional development books, provided. Teachers can also purchase 1-3 units of professional development credit through Chico State’s Regional & Continuing Education.

More information here

Questions? Contact Kim Jaxon: kjaxon@csuchico.edu

Link to Application here

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