Emerald Coast Writing Project Hosts First-Ever Virtual Summer Institute

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 event.

"'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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September 04, 2020

University of West Florida Newsroom
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Bob Jobin

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National Writing Project