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MWP Awarded Scale-up the College-Ready Writers Program Grant

The Morehead Writing Project was recently awarded a $20,000 Scale-up the College-Ready Writers Program Grant by the National Writing Project. The Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant is focused on the College Ready Writers Program (CRWP), an argument writing process proven to significantly impact student growth in writing and teacher practice. Last year, the National Writing Project released […]

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Fall 2016 Teen Writers Day Out

Did you know that the Morehead Writing Project has been bringing teen writers to the campus of Morehead State University for a day of writing since March 2012? Brandie Trent of Fleming County High School led our Fall 2016 Teen Writers Day Out bringing teen writers from Bath, Boyd, Fleming, and Montgomery counties to campus […]

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Ten Excellent Reasons to Sign up for the Mt. Sterling Writing Retreat, April 23

It’s a Writing Retreat! What more could you ask for? You will be treated to two fantastic writing sessions from Lexington poets Chris McCurry and Carole Johnston. There will be a fabulous box lunch catered by Mt. Sterling’s own bakery Spoonful of Sugar. You will stretch your legs and embark on a Mt. Sterling Writing Walkabout […]

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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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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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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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