NWP Annual Reports
Learn about the growth of the National Writing Project network, the success of the model, the latest programs to serve teachers' needs, and how the national network supports and disseminates local site innovations.
2013 Annual Report
No one knows better than NWP teachers that the commitment to writing is only the start of a long journey toward real and sustainable educational change for all young people. Writing itself can transform lives, create deeper learning, and connect us individually to the world's collective knowledge.
In an era of competitive funding, NWP's ability to hold its own speaks to the strength of the collective work across our nearly 200 university-based sites. The U.S. Department of Education recognized the National Writing Project with three major grants over the last two years, and our partnership with the Association of Science-Technology Centers earned us funding from the National Science Foundation to integrate science and literacy learning in formal and informal settings. These opportunities add to our work in digital literacy and connected learning, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; our work with the Literacy Design Collaborative, originally sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and our work with English Language Learners and their families, supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Learn how Writing Project teacher-leaders connect to share effective practices that enhance student writing and learning, work collaboratively with other educators, design resources, and take on new roles in effecting positive change.