Inspiration. Lasting connections. New ways to build your writing expertise.

Saturday Seminars

Keep your edge for writing instruction in Saturday Seminars, our interactive sessions geared for the grade level you teach, designed and led by SJAWP teacher consultants.

Professional Learning Community

Become a member of a teacher-led group exploring most promising practices for teaching writing. Our Professional Learning Community (PLC) offers an opportunity for participants in the Saturday Seminar programs to extend their involvement and growth.

Invitational Summer Institute

The Invitational Summer Institute (ISI) is a teacher-led professional development program for grades kindergarten through college that promotes effective teaching of writing and reading and alignment of curriculum with the Common Core Standards.


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