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Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project


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Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project

The Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project
210 E. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2202
Fax: 610-436-3212

Mary Buckelew, Ph.D.

Ann Mascherino
Program Coordinator

The Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project (PAWLP) is one of the oldest sites of the National Writing Project (NWP). PAWLP follows NWP's guiding principles and provides professional development, develops resources, generates research, and acts on knowledge to improve the teaching of writing and learning in schools and communities. PAWLP believes that access to high-quality educational experiences is a basic right of all learners and a cornerstone of equity. We work in partnership with institutions, organizations, and communities to develop and support leadership for educational improvement.

PAWLP offers summer and school-year courses and workshops in teaching writing, teaching literature, writing-reading connections, authentic assessment, and special topics of interest to educators. For information on how to bring a course or professional development program to your district email Mary Buckelew or call her at 610-436-2998.

Coming Events

Application form for the 2016 Invitational Writing Institute
Applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis.
The Institute will be capped at 16.
The deadline to apply is April 14, 2016.

Continuity Saturday for PAWLP Fellows & Friends
March 5, 2016
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Six Traits Mini-Conference
Writing in the 21st Century
March 19, 2016
Graduate Center, West Chester University
Register here
See flyer for details
E-mail Ann Mascherino or call her at 610-436-2202 for more information