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Fall 2015 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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Morehead sends 10 to Kentucky Writing Project 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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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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