Summer Institute 2013

Northern California Writing Project

An Educational Tradition Since 1977

The Summer Institute brings together experienced teachers of writing from across grade levels and disciplinary boundaries. Whether you teach kindergarten, middle school science, high school welding, or college history, you are teaching students how literacy works in your context. Come to the Summer Institute and share your expertise while you deepen your own knowledge and expand your teaching practices.

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Fill out our online application today, and change your teaching life forever.


Space is limited and admission is competitive!

Summer Institute

Monday, June 17th 2013 at 8:30am to Wednesday, July 3rd 2013 at 3pm

400 West 1st Street

Chico, CA

The Summer Institute runs for 3 weeks, meeting Monday-Friday from 8:30-3:00 daily.

Institute Activities

  • Professional Reading and Writing Groups
  • Inquiries into Teaching Writing
  • Using Technology to Enhance Literacy
  • Informal Writing to Learn
  • Designing Presentations on Effective Teaching Strategies

Who is Eligible?

Experienced K-college teachers from Modoc, Siskiyou, Lassen, Shasta, Trinity, Tehama, Plumas, Glenn, and Butte counties, plus the Marysville and Yuba City areas

  • Cost: Free! Teachers receive a $750 stipend for participation.
  • Optional Credit: Six units of graduate credit available for purchase