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Summer Writing Invitational Institute to be held

2/6/2008 —

Teachers can make the most out of their summer this year by participating in the Lehigh Valley Writing Project's (LVWP) Summer Writing Invitational Institute. This 6-credit graduate experience, for educators in grades K through college, focuses on teaching teachers to better address the educational issues of today's classroom.  The institute, offered through Penn State Lehigh Valley, will be held at the Penn State Lehigh Valley Corporate Learning Center in Bethlehem.  

The program runs Monday through Thursday, June 30 – July 24, 2008, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. There is also a pre-institute program on Saturday, May 10, from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. To be part of the LVWP Summer Writing Invitational Institute, participants need to go through an application process. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, April 11, 2008.  

Course work includes a daily writing practice, a narrative piece, a persuasive piece, classroom demonstration of writing instruction, reading and writing response groups, and a classroom inquiry project which extends through the fall. 

Graduates of the Institute become certified National Writing Project Fellows and may serve as teacher consultants for in-service programs, seminar presenters for noncredit courses and workshops, and adjunct faculty for LVWP precollege and summer youth writing programs.  

For an application or for more information, contact Nancy Coco, director of the Lehigh Valley Writing Project, at 610-285-5026 or via e-mail at nxc4@psu.edu.

The Lehigh Valley Writing Project is a National Writing Project program established in 1989 at Penn State Lehigh Valley. 

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