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Summer Institute

The institute brings together strong teachers (all levels, K-college) who will:

Under the sponsorship of GWP, graduates of the summer institute may conduct workshops and school in-service programs in the future. They may also assume leadership roles for improving writing in their own school settings.

Course expectations include:

The institute offers participants a rich opportunity to grow as a writer and as a teacher of writing.  We are confident that participation in the institute will become a pivotal experience in one’s professional life.

Through the institute, participants will earn six hours of either English or Education graduate credit. The cost of the credit will be at the UMSL summer graduate credit rate. 

Please complete the application requirements for UMSL graduate students, submit the data form, and forward an essay on your "Life as a Writer", an essay on your "Approach to Teaching Writing", and a resume of professional experience to:

Nancy R. Singer, Ph.D.
358 Marillac Hall
One University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121
Nancy Robb Singer, PhD, Director

Download Information for 2018 UMSL Summer Institute

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Contact Information

Nancy Singer,
GWP Co-Director 
358 Marillac Hall 
1 University Blvd. 
StL, MO 63121 
(314) 516-5517 
(314) 516-5348  

Katie O'Daniels,
GWP Co-Director
302 Marillac Hall
1 University Blvd.
StL, MO 63121
(314) 516-5578

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