Emerald Coast Writing Project Supports West Florida Teachers in Transitioning to Online Instruction

This summer, the Emerald Coast Writing Project transitioned its annual Invitational Summer Institute to a virtual format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, hosting more than 140 teachers for the online institute.

"'What amazed me most is that even during this stressful time, teachers wanted to spend three days together despite their long ‘to-do’ lists,' said Dr. Susan Densmore-James, the director of the Emerald Coast Writing Project at UWF. 'It just reinforces that writers need other writers, and teachers of writing need other teachers of writing. It is all about community.'"

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Date

September 04, 2020

Publication
University of West Florida Newsroom
Media Contact

Bob Jobin

Program Associate

National Writing Project

media@nwp.org

510-224-5308

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