KMWP is accepting submissions for the Leslie-Walker Writers of Promise Contest until March 28. The contest is open to elementary, middle, and high school students in Georgia. For details, download ...
In honor of twenty years of teachers teaching teachers, here are twenty reasons to attend the 2014 Invitational Summer Institute. Join us! 1. Meet colleagues who share your passion for teaching 2. Breakfast with fellows each morning with food and activities that center on literary and cultural themes 3. Amass an arsenal of teaching strategies […]
Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project 2013 Awards Ceremony & Banquet Each year the KMWP presents three awards to individuals who contribute to literacy development in northwest Georgia. Any KMWP affiliate may nominate fellow teachers, administrators, central office personnel, or community members for these awards. 2013 Teacher of Promise JAZZMON PARHAM 2013 Teacher Leadership MARGARET ROBBINS 2013 […]
The first annual KMWP Literacy Conference was held on March 23rd.
The National Writing Project Spring Meeting was held from March 28 – 30 in Washington, D.C. Jennifer Dail and Michelle Goodsite attended the meeting with support from the Dean’s Office in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. At the Spring Meeting, they had an opportunity to meet with leadership from other NWP sites and […]
Using funds from National Writing Project’s Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) 3 grant and building off of our new partnership with Area 2 of Cobb County School District, we partnered with Campbell High School to deliver 30 hours of professional development. Dr. Denise Magee, the new principal at Campbell High School, is working toward a […]
Using funds from National Writing Project’s Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) 1 grant, we designed and began our Advanced Leadership Institute. Rob Montgomery leads the ALI as well. While the ALI selected fellows through an application process, fellows applied based on invitation from Jennifer and Rob. The twenty ALI fellows began meeting in December, and […]
Given that the nature of NWP funding has changed, KMWP has found ways to sustain our model while drawing from community and campus resources to support that work. In addition to holding the traditional Invitational Summer Institute during 2012, Area 2, a high-needs zone of Cobb County School District, used Title I funds to pay […]
The 2012 ISI was directed by Rob Montgomery, who serves as the director of Institutes, and Kitty Drew, a teacher at The Walker School who served as teacher co-director. The ISI combines core values of both NWP and local customs developed at our site to build community. We begin our day with breakfast, which inadvertently […]