Inservice Programs

Inservice Programs

About Us

  • The CWP has hundreds of qualified Teacher Consultants from all levels and disciplines of education available to deliver quality professional development services.
  • The Director and the Inservice Program Leader will work with the school to determine the school's needs and to match those needs with the best available Teacher Consultants of the CWP.
  • Rates are negotiable.
  • Workshops are typically offered on regularly scheduled professional development days, but may be scheduled after school, on weekends, or in the summer months, as well.
  • Follow-up sessions are available.
  • The CWP-Storrs is a Connecticut SDE-approved CEU provider.
  • See below for a listing of recent professional development workshops offered during the last three years. The most recent workshops are listed first.

Contracted Professional Development

2014-2015

Professional Development Location Presenter(s)
Overview of the Writing Workshop Manchester High School, Manchester, CT Jason Courtmanche, Amanda Lister
Use of Mentor Texts Manchester High School, Manchester, CT Jason Courtmanche, Amanda Lister
Personal and Reflective Writing Manchester High School, Manchester, CT Jason Courtmanche
The Role of Narrative in Expository Writing Manchester High School, Manchester, CT Jason Courtmanche
Overview of the Writing Workshop Illing Middle School, Bennet Academy, Manchester, CT Jason Courtmanche
Use of Mentor Texts Illing Middle School, Bennet Academy, Manchester, CT Jason Courtmanche
Classroom Based Research in a High Need School Metropolitan Business Academy, New Haven, CT Jason Courtmanche
Google Chrome Books and the Teaching of Writing Metropolitan Business Academy, New Haven, CT Kelly Cecchini

 

2013-2014

Professional Development Location Presenter(s)
High School College Partnerships Metropolitan Business Academy, New Haven, CT Jason Courtmanche, Steve Straight, Kelly Cecchini,
and Kim Shaker
Converting Senior English to a Credit-bearing Course Metropolitan Business Academy, New Haven, CT Kelly Cecchini
High School College Partnerships East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Jason Courtmanche
 College Level Writing  Lyman Memorial High School, Lyman, CT  Jason Courtmanche
College Level Writing, Common Core and Social Studies East Hampton High School, East Hampton, CT Jason Courtmanche
College Level Writing in the World Language Classroom RHAM High School, Hebron, CT Jason Courtmanche
High School Writing Centers Northwest Catholic High School, West Hartford, CT Jason Courtmanche, Tom Deans

2012-2013

Professional Development Location Presenter(s)
Common Core Anchor Standards for Reading Metropolitan Business Academy, New Haven, CT Jason Courtmanche and Kelly Andrews-Babcock
Common Core Anchor Standards for Writing Metropolitan Business Academy, New Haven, CT Jason Courtmanche and Steve Stayniak
Peer Tutoring Amity High School, Woodbridge, CT Tom Deans
Common Core State Standards East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Jane Cook
College Level Writing East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Steve Straight
Writing in the Disciplines East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Steve Straight and Dave Caldwell
Digital Literacy East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Lisa Zawilinski
Strategies for College Level Writing with
ELL Students
East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Violet Jimenez Sims
Writing Through Literature East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Jason Courtmanche
Reading Strategies for High School Students East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Kelly Andrews-Babcock
Blogging the Academic Essay East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Colette Bennett
The Academic Essay and the 1st Person Point
of View
East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Jason Courtmanche
Promoting Excellence in the Genres Hill Central Academy, New Haven, CT Bryan Crandall and Jason Courtmanche
Teacher as Writer: How to Live the Literate Life Hill Central Academy, New Haven, CT Bryan Crandall and Jennifer Dolan
Conferencing in the Reading and Writing
Workshop
Hill Central Academy, New Haven, CT Doug Kaufman
Reading Strategies Hill Central Academy, New Haven, CT Kelly Andrews-Babcock
Poetry Workshop Classical Arts Magnet School, Hartford, CT Sean Forbes

2011-2012

Professional Development Location Presenter(s)
Genres of Writing Woodstock Academy, Woodstock, CT Sean Forbes
Preparing Students for College-Level Writing East Haven High School, East Haven, CT Jason Courtmanche
Effective Approaches to Effective Research Papers in
the Middle and High School Classrooms
Parish Hill, Regional District 11, Chaplin, CT Jason Courtmanche, Amanda Lister,
Michelle Vigue, and Lloyd Johnson
Expository and Persuasive Reading and Writing in
the Middle School LA and Social Studies Classrooms
Westbrook Middle School, Westbrook, CT Jason Courtmanche
(and perhaps Kelly Andrews-Babcock)
College-Level Writing in the High School English Classroom Woodstock Academy, Woodstock, CT Jason Courtmanche
Integration of Traits and Process Writing Skinner Road School, Vernon, CT Kelly Andrews-Babcock
Expository Writing in the Primary Grades St. Anthony's Elementary School, Bristol, CT Sarah Beth Stonoha
The Writing Conference K-1 and 3-5 Center Road School, Vernon, CT Kelley Andrews-Babcock
The Academic Essay and Teacher Education Bulkeley High School, Hartford, CT Jason Courtmanche

2010-2011

Professional Development Location Presenter(s)
The Writing Process Workshop and Empowering Writers Burr Elementary School, Higganum, CT Kelly Andrews-Babcock
Integrating Writing Instruction and Assessment: Standardized Exams,
Portfolios, and Common Formative Assessment
Lyman Memorial High School, Lebanon, CT Jason Courtmanche, Liza Escott,
and Diane Ayer
Using Wikis or Blogs as Tools for Engaging Students in Reading
and Writing
Westbrook High School, Westbrook, CT Dave Polochanin

 2009-2010

Professional Development Location Presenter(s)
CAPT Training Lyman Memorial High School, Lebanon, CT Jason Courtmanche, Liza Escott, and Diane Ayer
College Level Writing and Research Rockville High School, Vernon, CT Jason Courtmanche and Steve Straight
Web 2.0 Tools for Writing and Learning Hartford Journalism and Media Academy, Hartford, CT Jane Cook
Writing and Media Literacy Hartford Journalism and Media Academy, Hartford, CT Ken Cormier, Dave Polochanin, and Steve Nicastro
Practicing Writers Workshop Bristol Eastern High School, Bristol, CT Donna Ozga and Gale Dickau

2008-2009

Professional Development Location Presenter(s)
Writing and Media Literacy Hartford Journalism and Media Academy, Hartford, CT Ken Cormier, Dave Polochanin, and Steve Nicastro
Using Web 2.0 Tools to Support Learning and Writing East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT Jane Cook
Revising and Conferencing and Grammar and
the Teaching of Writing
Shelton High School, Shelton, CT Jason Courtmanche and Donna Ozga
Writing in Math and the Sciences Big Picture High School, Bloomfield, CT Lloyd Johnson and Michelle Hacker
Writing Workshop Daisy Ingraham School, Westbrook, CT Kelly Andrews-Babcock and Sarah Beth Stonoha
The Writing Process and the Writing Workshop Weston Public Schools, Weston, CT Lynn Hoffman, Maggie Francis, Donna Ozga,
and Sara DeBeers
Preparing for the CMT and CAPT Thomaston Public Schools, Thomaston, CT Lynn Hoffman and Donna Ozga
Writing Workshop Frisbie Elementary School, Wolcott, CT Kelly Andrews-Babcock
Practicing Writers Workshop Bristol Eastern High School, Bristol, CT Donna Ozga and Gale Dickau

2007-2008

Professional Development Location Presenter(s)
The Writing Process in the Elementary Classroom East Hartford Board of Education, East Hartford, CT Lisa Zawilinski, Tara Achane, and Kelly Andrews-Babcock
College-Level Writing in English and History Montville High School, Oakdale, CT Jason Courtmanche and Sherry Zane
Writing Across the Curriculum Pelham Public School, Pelham, NY Lloyd Johnson of the CWP-Storrs and several TCs of
the CWP-Fairfield
Writing in the Content Areas Big Picture High School, Bloomfield, CT Lynn Hoffman and Jim Fuller

 

For more information contact the CWP office at (860)486-2328 or via email at cwp@uconn.edu.