National Writing Project

2008 NWP Spring Meeting Highlights

April 3–4, 2008

Washington, D.C.

The 2008 Spring Meeting was full of rich content and engaging conversations about improving the teaching of writing in the nation's schools. Over 300 teachers and site leaders, representing 113 sites in 40 states and the District of Columbia, attended the meeting.

To get a flavor of the meeting, listen to an audio recording of keynote speaker Sonia Nieto's speech, "What Keeps Teachers Going–In Spite of Everything?" You can also read Inverness Research's analysis of the NWP's impact or view photos from the 2008 NWP Spring Meeting.

Keynote Speech and Presentation

Sonia Nieto
Audio Sonia Nieto's "What Keeps Teachers Going–In Spite of Everything?"

Sonia Nieto, a leading authority in bilingual and multicultural education, explored the question of what sustains teachers in challenging situations and discussed the implications for professional development. More ›

An Evaluator's Perspective on the Importance of Federal Support of the National Writing Project

This presentation by Inverness Research explains, from an evaluator's perspective, why and how NWP represents an important federal investment in the improvement of the nation's education system. More ›

NWP Photo Album

NWP Photo Album

The 2008 Spring Meeting provided writing project teachers and leaders an opportunity to share their classroom successes with members of Congress and with each other. View the photo album ›

© 2019 National Writing Project