National Writing Project

2014 NWP Annual Meeting

Thursday, November 20, 2014

National Harbor, Maryland (D.C. Metro Area)

NWP's 2014 Annual Meeting is held in conjunction with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Convention . The meeting is designed to facilitate strategic thinking and planning opportunities for NWP sites, create time for sites to learn from each other and work together on behalf of the network, and provide a chance for the NWP office to be in conversation with site leaders and to share updates on funding, grant opportunities, and other planning.

Information on Travel and Housing for the meeting can be found here. Additional details will be posted on this site as they become available, so check back often!

Meeting Overview: Wednesday

Welcome Room
Annapolis 1, Hotel Ballroom Level

Pick up your name tag and program, get your questions answered, and orient yourself to the Annual Meeting by dropping by the NWP Welcome Room at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Annapolis 1 from 5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Meeting Overview: Thursday

Thursday morning begins with a round of Hanging Out sessions where Writing Project colleagues can connect, have conversations, and share ideas. The Hanging Out sessions are followed by a plenary session. Lunch is available from 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Two rounds of afternoon sessions will run from 1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m., and we’ll end the day with an evening social with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar at 5:30 p.m.

A Place to Stand Documentary Screening

Please join us from 7:30–9:30 p.m. for a screening of A Place to Stand , the documentary inspired by the life of Jimmy Santiago Baca, beloved poet, author, playwright, and teacher. Jimmy Santiago Baca will be at the screening to talk with the audience about the film, his life, and his work. Tickets are $10 and are a donation to the NWP. Click here to purchase tickets. Copies of the DVD will be available for purchase at the screening. More ›

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