About Missouri Writing Projects Network
About National Writing Project
About the Gateway Writing Project
Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Writing
Writing to Support the Common Core
School-based In-service Programs
GWP Teacher Consultant Opportunities
Teachers as Writers
Advanced Summer Institute
Youth Writing Festival
Fall Conference October 22, 2015
Register now! GWP bi-annual conference, Teaching Writing in the Changing Classroom
View detailed directions on how to register using UMSL's online system.
To pay using a school purchase order or for group registrations being paid by a single payer, please use, complete, and follow instructions on this form.
2015-16 School Year Writing Groups Coming Soon!
Book Study Groups
Looking for a way to stay connected professionally? Want to collaborate with teachers from schools around the area? Then consider joining one of our book study groups. We have some diverse book choices this year ranging from a few "classic texts" to some more general educational texts. If you think you might like to participate in this fun and fulfilling professional development opportunity, please let us know by filling out this form by Oct. 1. Study groups will begin meeting in late October or early November.
Show your pride in GWP and strike up a conversation with those who “read” your shirt! Order your “Writing is Our Middle Name” shirt here.
Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards
The 2016 Scholastic Writing Awards will open September 15 and will accept submissions from all students grades 7-12. Please encourage student writers to develop and polish one or more of their works as a contest entry. Please follow the directions to register here: http://writingproject.
Write to Learn Conference
Write to Learn Conference will be held Feb. 25-27, 2016 at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri. This year’s speakers include Jennifer Jacobson, Kate Messner, Meenoo Rami, Taylor Mali, Tanny McGregor, John Schumacher, children’s and YA author Adam Gidwitz, and Ron Clark. Presenters are still needed for the breakout sessions. Please consider submitting a proposal using this link to the online proposal form and be sure to identify yourself as a GWP teacher consultant! Presenters get the satisfaction of sharing with their peers, a presentation credit to add to their resumes, and a discounted registration fee.