Professional Development can go hand-in-hand with a summer getaway! Think about seeing a new place and learning something too. Here’s what other readers mentioned as great summertime p.d. opportunities to help you enhance your teaching of writing. Just click on the hyperlink to go straight to the website.
NWP Professional Writing Retreat in mid-July.
All-Write’s Institute happens in late June in Shipshewana.
Responsive Classroom Week-Long Institutes (Not exactly focused on Writing Instruction, but anything that can help one with classroom management, can help a person with leading a tighter Writing Workshop with one’s kids, right?)
National Writing Project (Check to find out what your state offers.)
University of New Hampshire Writing Program in Durham (Check the site for dates.)
Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Summer Institutes (Week-long Institutes throughout the summer.)
Developing Curriculum for Writing Workshops with Katie Wood Ray in Asheville in late June.
Making Writing Workshop Work at Millersville University in early August.
Breadloaf at Middlebury College (Check the site for courses and dates.)
Know about something that is not on this list? Please leave a comment so people can learn more about it!
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