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5 reasons teachers should sign up for our Writing Retreat

We will hold our Spring 2015 Weekend Writing Retreat from 9 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. All MWP Fellows and writing friends (educators and non-educators alike) are invited to join us for a fabulous day of writing, refreshing, and renewing. Registration for the day will cost $50 and not include lunch (although we like to lunch together […]

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KWP Summer PD Opportunities

While it is too late to apply for the Morehead Writing Project’s 2015 Invitational Summer Institute (our cohort has already been chosen), there is still time to apply for the 2015 Online Summer Institute. In addition, the Kentucky Writing Project is offering a wide range of professional development opportunities: Addressing the Needs of ELLs in […]

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Resolve to reconnect with MWP

It is that time of year when we take stock of our lives both personally and professionally as well as make plans to improve. The Morehead Writing Project hopes you will take this opportunity to reconnect with MWP by subscribing to our mailing lists and blog as well as following us via social media. We […]

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6 to represent MWP at KCTE

Six Morehead Writing Project teachers will lead sessions for the 2015 Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts Conference planned for Feb. 27-28 in Lexington. The sessions include: Mandy Lawson, Sheldon Clark High School, Martin County Schools, and Misty Burchett Johnson, West Carter High School presenting “Extending the Invitation and Opening the Door to Lifelong Literacy” Misty […]

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Elam, Johnson, Thurman selected to represent MWP

Tiffany Elam, Lindsay Johnson, and Megan Thurman were selected to serve the Morehead Writing Project as its 2015 Kentucky Writing Project Professional Development Team. KWP has organized several PD Teams to work with schools around the Commonwealth. This select group of educators will prepare targeted professional development programs to serve the unique needs of Kentucky […]

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2014 MWP SI Fellows lead PD

The 2014 Morehead Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute Fellows have had a busy Fall full of leadership and professional development. A number of Fellows participated in the Fall 2014 Weekend Writing Retreat on the campus of Morehead State University. The entire cohort returned to campus on Saturday, Sept. 13, for a follow-up event led by […]

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Kelley and Lootens help coordinate Celebrating WEKY

Tia Kelley and Charli Lootens worked with Morehead Writing Project Director Deanna Mascle to organize the Morehead Writing Project’s 2014 Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky in conjunction with the National Day On Writing sponsored by National Writing Project and National Council of Teachers of English. The 2014 Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky Event Coordinators planned the event […]

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Round 2: Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky

Round 2 of Celebrating Eastern Kentucky, the Morehead Writing Project’s tribute to National Day on Writing, is now underway.  Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky will spotlight the writers and writing of Eastern Kentucky through conversations about writing; creating poetry, fiction, and narratives; and having fun with writing. Running through the end of October, Round 2 will […]

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WEKY offers proven professional development

The Morehead Writing Project will bring together an outstanding array of professional development offerings  for the 2014 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference to be held 9-4 Saturday, Nov. 8, on the campus of Morehead State University. Presenters will include nationally recognized Teacher of Excellence Brandie Trent and well-known educational bloggers Liz Prather and Deanna Mascle. Additional […]

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WEKY offers writing advice and inspiration

The Morehead Writing Project will host renowned authors George Ella Lyon, George Eklund, and Annie Jones for the 2014 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference to be held 9-4 Saturday, Nov. 8, on the campus of Morehead State University. All three Kentucky authors are outstanding in their areas and known for their mentoring of other writers. In addition to […]

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