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UCWP Professional Development Workshops

Writing Professional Development Workshops

For teachers' PD purposes, each participant receives a certificate of attendance. Questions? Contact Tony Baker (abaker@tntech.edu).


2017-2018 workshops

All workshops, conferences, and other activities will be posted here when more information is known.


2017 Invitational Summer Institute

The UCWP Invitational Summer Institute (ISI) provided selected teachers with intensive, sustained time to discuss and enhance the ways they use writing in their classrooms, to deepen their teaching philosophies, and to build a community of teachers interested in writing. Upon completion of the Summer Institute, ISI Fellows became UCWP Teacher Consultants who facilitate professional development and community outreach programs throughout our region. Dates for the eleven-day 2017 ISI were May 6, June 12-16, and June 19-23.


2016-2017 workshops

Invitational Residency Institutes: Three-day invitational workshops for TTU Residency Candidates.

The UCWP Invitational Residency Institute provides selected residency candidates (a.k.a. student teachers) from a wide range of grade levels and subject concentrations with three days of intensive, sustained time to discuss and enhance the ways they use writing in their classrooms, to deepen their teaching philosophies, and to build a community of new teachers interested and invested in writing. [Applications closed.]

Wednesday - Friday, December 14 - 16, 2016 (9.00 - 3.00 CST), Henderson Hall 305.

Monday - Wednesday, January 2 - 4, 2017 (9.00 - 3.00 CST), Henderson Hall 305.


2015-2016 workshops

High-Interest Research Reports: Workshop for Elementary School Teachers

11/7/2015 (9.00-12.00), TTU. Presenter: Jane Baker, TTU education professor, former elementary teacher.

Zines Across Subjects: Workshop for Middle School Teachers

10/24/2015 (9.00-12.00), TTU. Presenter: Kristy Reagan, Upperman Middle School library media specialist

The Argument Box: Workshop for High School Teachers of All Subjects

9/19/2015 (9.00-12.00), TTU. Presenter: Tony Baker, TTU English professor, former high school teacher