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There is still time! Applications are due by February 13th!

You still have time to apply to the 2016 Morehead Writing Project Summer Institute, and it couldn’t be easier! Simply complete this online application ! Here are a few testimonials about how the Morehead Writing Project’s Summer Institute has affected fellows from previous years professionally and personally: The MWP SI “helped me understand the importance […]

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(Sung to the song “12 Days of Christmas”) – During Three Weeks of June, Morehead Writing Project Gave to Me…

The Morehead Writing Project offers much more than the lyrics of this “12 Days of Christmas” parody states, and the numbers in the song are mere approximations, but I would have had to write a much longer list had I included everything you will get out of this one-of-a-kind professional development. Enjoy the parody on this Christmas Eve […]

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What does the Morehead Writing Project Make? You!

Dear Fellow Teachers and Administrators, I participated in the Morehead Writing Project in 2006 and a second time as a returning fellow in 2014.  This institute is the single biggest reason I believe I am an effective writing teacher today.  If you want to hear what the MWP writing project could do for you, please click this Youtube link, […]

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Scholastic Jurors Needed

The Morehead Writing Project is adjudicating the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and we need your help! As a juror you can expect the following: A $75 stipend Reading student writing online for 10-15 hours between Jan. 11-24, 2016 If you are interested in participating please email Michelle Martin at michelle.martin@rowan.kyschools.us

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7th annual Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference Nov. 7

The 2015 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference is planned for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in Breckinridge Hall on the campus of Morehead State University. This will be the seventh year the conference, geared toward both writers and teachers of writing, will celebrate the written word in Eastern Kentucky. Organized by the Morehead Writing […]

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Fall Writing Retreat Offers Something For Every Writer

The Morehead Writing Project will hold its Fall 2015 Weekend Writing Retreat on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 to 4 p.m. in the Bert Combs Building on the campus of Morehead State University. The day will include three exciting sessions that should offer something to every writer. We will open the day with a session focused […]

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10 to represent MWP at KWP Conference Sept. 12

The Kentucky Writing Project State Conference will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Boone Center at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. The conference will focus on schoolwide literacy and improving K-12 student achievement through best practices in writing. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall, Director of the […]

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Write, learn, grow during 4th Online Summer Institute

The Morehead Writing Project will hold its fourth Online Summer Institute for teachers who cannot attend a traditional National Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute or simply want a new NWP experience. Our Online Summer Institute is open to educators in every discipline from kindergarten through post-secondary no matter where they may live or spend their […]

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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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