National Writing Project

NWP Teachers at Work

Date: October 2018

Summary: A collection of stories from NWP teacher leaders about how their professional (and personal) lives have been transformed through their work with their local Writing Project sites and the greater national network.

 

Melissa Chapple
Melissa Chapple
Elementary school teacher and NWP teacher leader Melissa shares her cross-discipline approach to writing and science, and the impact that her local Writing Project site has had on her teaching practice. More ›
William King
William King
William King is an ESL teacher/coordinator at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Connecticut and a teacher leader for Connecticut Writing Project-Fairfield. Through sports and writing, he not only teaches English, but builds community and understanding among young people. More ›
Amy Sippert
Amy Sippert
First grade teacher and Fox Valley Writing Project teacher-consultant Amy Sippert shares the impact that personal and professional writing—alongside talented, supportive peers—has had on her own professional journey. More ›
Sandra Hogue
Sandra Hogue
From classroom teacher to teacher leader, Louisville Writing Project co-director Sandra Hogue discusses the inspiration she found through the Writing Project, both personally and professionally. More ›
Peter Reed
Peter Reed
Veteran teacher and Louisville Writing Project teacher-consultant Peter Reed shares how the College, Career, and Community Writing Program Advanced Institute helped him be a more effective writing teacher. More ›
Sydney McGaha
Sydney McGaha
In March of 2016, Sydney presented her story in Washington DC at the SRI Education and National Writing Project briefing, "Professional Development That Makes an Impact: Proven Results of NWP's College-Ready Writers Program." Sydney is an English teacher at Pontotoc High School in Pontotoc, Mississippi. More ›
Micah Lauer
Micah Lauer
Micah Lauer explains the transformational role that the Boise State Writing Project's Invitational Summer Institute played at a critical junction in his life, setting him on a path towards becoming a great educator. More ›

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