Local educators invited to apply for Appalachian Writing Project’s Invitational Summer Institute

 
The Appalachian Writing Project of the Center for Teaching Excellence at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is accepting applications for the 2012 Invitational Summer Institute to be held on campus and at Breaks Interstate Park July 9 through July 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators who have current licenses and are currently employed in a school division are eligible to apply.  AWP  Teachers in the areas of science, math and history are especially encouraged to apply, though applicants in all subject areas will be considered. Applications will be accepted through March 30.
 Topics of interest include research theory and practice, exploration of successful approaches in teaching, development and technology assisted writing.

Applicants are invited to the ISI to continue research in writing pedagogy, engage in creative and professional writing and collaborate with other teachers. Benefits include valuable resource materials and a choice of either three undergraduate credits, the equivalent of 90 re-certification points or a stipend.   Graduates will become Teacher Consultants with the AWP, trained to provide in-service workshops in their respective subject areas.
The Appalachian Writing Project is a member of the National Writing Project.
For more information or an application, please visit the Appalachian Writing Project’s Web site at people.uvawise.edu/awp/SummerInstitute. Interested applicants may also e-mail Co-Director Hope Cloud athcloud@wise.k12.va.us or Director Amy Clark at aclark@virginia.edu.