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Illinois State Writing Project

For more information contact:


The Illinois State Writing Project

Department of English

Campus Box 4240

Illinois State University

Normal, IL 61790-4240


Phone: (309) 438-7858

Email: The Writing Project

Illinois State University Summer Institute

Sponsored by:

Illinois State Writing Project and Bradley Univ.

Summer2012 Institute dates:  TBA  

Applications currently being accepted:

For teachers of writing at all levels

Each participating teacher, with one-on-one assistance from a member of the TC Board, demonstrates a writing lesson developed for use in the classroom to other teachers at the Summer Institute. Participants also read current research and literature, write in journals, take field trips, eat and laugh often. The Institute helps teachers see themselves as writers and equips them with ideas for incorporating the use of writing in their classrooms.

Each participant is awarded materials, graduate credit at Illinois State University, and a stipend. Applications are accepted via online application.

Featured Activities:

  • Teaching Demonstrations by former participants in ISWP Institutes and Workshops
  • Writing activities
  • Discussion & interaction with other teachers

Other Rewards:

  • CDPUs
  • Materials

Link:  ISU Summer Institute Form