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The Coastal Savannah Writing Project After thirty-four years in the classroom,
(CSWP) focuses on the mission of improving the Coastal Savannah Writing Project has
the teaching of writing and reading and provided inspiration, guidance, collegiality,
improving the use of writing and reading and a new found interest in research. This
across all the disciplines by offering high-
quality, professional development programs
Summer Institute has been by far the most
useful time I have devoted to writing [and the '()*&!+#
teaching of writing].
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grade levels, and across the curriculum. 4%*/20.!052(2
This has been much more than a ‘professional
development‘ opportunity – this experience
The 2013 CSWP Summer Writing Institute has awakened a hibernating passion that will
(RDEN 7185) is a 3-credit, 2-week course continue to be weeded and nourished.
for K-12 teachers and administrators in all Angella, CSWP Fellow
content areas. The Institute provides a place I found the strategies to help me find my voice
and time for teachers to demonstrate and in writing were phenomenal. I cannot teach 2
learn diverse effective classroom practices, what I have not experienced myself. The focus
teach and learn writing processes, examine on the teacher as a writer will in turn energize 0
writing theory and research and the the students and promote a life-long love for
Common Core State Standards for Writing, reading and writing. 1
Deidre, CSWP Fellow!
become comfortable writing in divergent 3
modes, types, and genres, and share their
writings with colleagues.
The Summer Institute will bring together
local teachers in all grade levels and all
disciplines for reading, writing, research,
discussion, and collaboration. Participants
meet each day to discuss writing strategies, Lesley Roessing, Director
University Hall 250
read about effective ways to teach writing College of Education
and reading, use writing as a learning tool, Armstrong Atlantic State University
research current topics in writing, and 11935 Abercorn Street
improve their teaching practices. As a result Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997
of these activities, teachers will be better Phone: 912.344.2702 or Fax: 912.344.3436
prepared for their own classrooms and for E-mail: email@example.com
working with all students and other teachers Web: http://www.cswp.armstrong.edu
to become literacy leaders in their schools. https://www.facebook.com/coastalsavwp
Coastal Savannah Writing Project
COASTAL SAVANNAH WRITING PROJECT
SUMMER WRITING INSTITUTE @Armstrong Atlantic State University
Dates: June 17-June 28, 2013
2013 SUMMER INSTITUTE in WRITING
RDEN 7185: June 17 - June 28, 2013 [3 credits]
Tuition: $1126 = 3 graduate credit hours
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Priority Admission Deadline: March 29, 2013; Final Application Deadline: May 1, 2013
Please complete the Summer Institute
application, detach along dotted lines (retaining Admission will be on a rolling basis beginning October 1, 2012; therefore,
this section for your records), and return along applications can be submitted at any time and Institute seats may fill prior to the deadline.
with your Personal Statement to:
Coastal Savannah Writing Project PERSONAL INFORMATION [Please print clearly or type]:
College of Education; University Hall 250
Armstrong Atlantic State University Name: ____________________________________________________________________
11935 Abercorn Street First !7!+#-%1!8%921*,0!&0*$2)!2-!%).!
Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997
Address any questions to Home Address:_______________________________________________________________
Lesley Roessing, Director Street City State Zip Code
912.344.2702 | F: 912.344.3436
School: _____________________________ Grade Level(s): _____ Subject(s):________________
Participants must also apply to, and be accepted
to, Armstrong University’s graduate program as Preferred Email: ________________________________________ Phone: ______________
either a degree or non-degree-seeking student.
Please contact Ms. Jill Bell for paperwork at PERSONAL STATEMENT:
Jill.Bell@Armstrong.edu and allow enough time
to obtain transcripts from previous schools. Please submit a 1 to 2 page typed statement describing
1) your students and writing experiences in the classes you teach;
Application Fee: $30 to AASU for application to 2) your most successful strategy for teaching writing or using writing to help students learn;
graduate program (if not previously registered)
3) what you hope to gain for yourself, your students, and possibly your school or district by
participating in a summer institute.
Each applicant will be notified of acceptance through email.
CSWP Application sent on _________________
! Applicant’s Signature: ______________________________