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Northeast NWP Virtual Conference

Northeast NWP Virtual Conference

Virtual Writers Retreat

Virtual Writers Retreat

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Northeast CCCC Summer Conference

Northeast CCCC Summer Conference

CT Council of Teachers of English Virtual Conference 2021

CT Council of Teachers of English Virtual Conference 2021

2021 Summer Institute

Apply to attend the 2021 Summer Institute!  The application period begins February 1. Applications are due by March 29.

Please consider applying to the Connecticut Writing Project Summer Institute, or nominating someone for application. (You can send us a name and an email!)

Participants will engage in inquiry and creation, writing and studying the teaching of writing.

Participants can earn 6 graduate credits in English with most of the cost covered by an Aetna Fellowship. For those who do not need the credit, you can participate as professional development and receive a $500 honorarium from the Aetna Chair of Writing.

The SI will run from June 28 to July 23, from 9-3:30 M-F. There is an Orientation on May 15.

The Institute will be virtual again this year. It is open to any and all teachers and college students, K-12 and college faculty, undergraduate and graduate students alike, from any and all disciplines.

For more information, go here:  https://cwp.uconn.edu/summer-institute/ or contact me (Jason) or Kelly at ab_crunch@hotmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

To learn more or apply, go here.

Please Attend the 2021 Scholastic Writing Contest Award Ceremony

Scholastic Art & Writing Contest

2021 CWP CONNECTICUT STUDENT WRITERS CONTEST Results announced! Click the image below to donwload the PDF.

2021 CWP CONNECTICUT STUDENT WRITERS CONTEST Results announced! Click the image below to donwload the PDF.

2021 Letters About Literature

2021 Letters About Literature

Upcoming Events

  1. 4/23 Letters About Literature Ceremony
  2. 4/24 CWP Teacher-as-Writer
  3. 4/29 EO Smith Speaker Series: Arshay Cooper
  4. 4/30 CWP Teacher-Writer Virtual Writing Retreat
  5. 5/1 CWP Teacher-Writer Virtual Writing Retreat
  6. 5/8 Northeast National Writing Project Virtual Conference
  7. 5/13 CWP Leadership Council
  8. 5/14 Connecticut Student Writers Recognition Night
  9. 5/15 CWP Summer Institute Orientation
  10. 5/15 CWP Teacher-as-Writer

RSS The Write Space

  • Restorying the Classroom and the Canon April 9, 2021
    We held an exciting conference today for the Early College Experience English teachers. The theme was Reading, Writing, Restorying. We had several objectives: to reconceptualize writing more broadly as composition, to consider other modes of composition besides the written word, to diversify our text selections, to reconsider the relationship between reading and writing, to center […]
    Jason Courtmanche
  • We All Should Be Practicing Trauma-Informed Pedagogy April 1, 2021
    The other day I attended a webinar on Teaching Indigenous Studies sponsored by the Anti-Racist Teaching and Learning Collective. One of the five presenters was a young man from the Youth Council of the Mashantucket Pequots named Phyllip Thomas. When the presenters were asked what recommendations they had for teachers who want to make their […]
    Jason Courtmanche

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Spring 2021 Events

EO Smith Speakers Series

EO Smith Speakers Series

Arshay Cooper

Arshay Cooper

Support the CWP

Fresh Voices Poetry Competition

Fresh Voices Poetry Competition

Connecticut Literary Anthology

Connecticut Literary Anthology

Walace Stevens Poetry Prize 2021

Walace Stevens Poetry Prize 2021

Early College Experience English Workshop Spring 2021

Early College Experience English Workshop Spring 2021