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Welcome to SNWP.org!

SNWP is committed to designing and delivering the highest quality professional experiences in an effort to improve and transform the teaching of writing. We serve as an authentic professional learning community in which educators build a sound pedagogical foundation, sustain and develop leadership capability, and collaboratively inquire into their practice in a supportive environment.

Transforming the Teaching of Writing Course Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the Transforming the Teaching of Writing course that will be held In August. This 3-graduate-credit course  is a unique hands-on professional development opportunity for K-12 educators who teach English, reading, and writing. Each participant in this course will work one-on-one with an SNWP Teacher Consultant to plan and provide writing instruction to elementary and secondary students enrolled in the SNWP Summer Youth Writing Camp

Enrollment is limited, and applications are due April 28, 2014, so apply today!

For more information, including course description and application, visit the professional development page.


Registration Now Open for Summer Youth Writing Camps

Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual Southern Nevada Writing Project Summer Youth Writing Camp.

This year the camp will be held later in the summer from August 4-15. There will be two elementary camp sites, at Paradise Elementary and Simmons Elementary, and the secondary camp site is back on the UNLV campus this year.

Visit the Youth Writing Camp page for all the details and registration information.


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