Special Projects

KMWP activily pursues grant and partnership opportunities. Contact us at kmwp@kennesaw.edu to learn more.

  • Using funds from National Writing Project’s Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) 3 grant, KMWP partnered with Campbell High School to deliver 30 hours of professional development. (2013)
  • Literacy Coaching with Atlanta Public Schools: Using teacher consultants contracted through the organization Improving Student Achievement (ISA), KMWP contracted four retired teachers and/or faculty to provide literacy coaching in Booker T. Washington High School, South Atlanta High School, and Therrell High School. (2013)
  • Summer Mini-Institute for Cobb County School District’s Area 2 teachers through a Kennesaw State Unviversity’s Teacher Quality Partnership Grant. (2012 – 2013)
  • KMWP was awarded an NWP Technology mini-grant to partner with Cobb County School District (CCSD) in supporting teacher experimentation with web 2.0 resources in the classroom. Work on the mini-grant culminated in an invitational 10-hour workshop in June 2011. (2010-2011).
  • KMWP partnership between Kennesaw State University’s International Projects and Colegio Menor San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, an American school just outside the capital.
  • KMWP hosted a Advanced Technology Institute for teachers to develop tech-related projects with the goal of improving student learning while simultaneously serving as resources for fellow teachers. (2008)
  • Professional development for Forsyth County Schools, Summer Institutes (2008, 2009).
  • Rockdale Grant Partnership: Sharing Best Practices in a Collaborative Learning Community. We are currently working with several APS teachers from the following schools: Booker T Washington, North Atlanta, Maynard Jackson, Grady, Carver, Douglass, and South Atlanta in collaboration with teacher from the following private institutions: Westminster, Lovett and Paideia.
  • Partnership with NCTE’s (National Council of Teachers of English) Read, Write, Think initiative by writing lessons for publication on www.readwritethink.org.