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TC Writing Contest

Teacher Consultants are encouraged to submit their poetry, fiction, and nonfiction to the 9th annual Teacher-Consultant Writing Contest

Deadline is October 16, 2017. 

Send submissions to cwp@uconn.edu. You can also download the flyer below.

TC Writing Contest postcard


Letters About Literature

In collaboration with the Neag School of Education, the CWP will be hosting the Library of Congress' Letters About Literature.

The deadline is January 12, 2018.

More info to come! Contact Jason at jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu. You can also download the flier below.

LAL Flier

Scholastic Awards – Judges Needed




The CWP be hosting a Region-at-Large Judging Site for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.


Contact Jason at jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu. if you'd like to be a judge this January.


Summer Institute

It's never too early to be thinking about nominating a colleague or yourself for the 2018 Summer Institute!

Contact Jason  at jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu or or Kelly at ab_crunch@hotmail.com.

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  • Here I am, Stuck in the Middle with You September 21, 2017
    I teach a class of first- and second-year students interested in becoming high school English teachers.  Last week, we had a discussion that briefly touched upon the ongoing attempts to reform education at the federal level, and one of the students assumed my criticism was aimed specifically at President Trump and Secretary DeVos’ current education […]
    Jason Courtmanche

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