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The Spartanburg Writing Project invites schools to apply to become a partner with SWP to develop strong writing programs.
The programs and projects offered in partnerships are based on best practices in teaching writing, reflect the South Carolina English Language Arts standards, and model effective teaching to help prepare students for PACT and other standardized testing.
Partnerships include collaborative planning between the teachers and administrators of the school partner and the SWP staff. The needs and requests of the individual school determine the services offered, but typical programs include
Applications are due by Friday, June 5, 2009, and they will be reviewed in May. In June, schools accepted as partners and SWP staff will meet to begin planning programs for the 2009-2010 school year. Partnerships are for one year, but may be continued.
To apply, complete the application and return it to:
Tasha A. Thomas
Spartanburg Writing Project
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact UsTasha A. Thomas, DirectorUSC Upstate800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 29303Office 864-503-5653Fax email@example.com
Additional ResourcesThe National Writing ProjectSC State Council of The International Reading AssociationSC Council of Teachers of EnglishNational Council for Teachers of EnglishSC Department of EducationHub City Writers ProjectSpartanburg Writing Project Blog
The Spartanburg Writing Project is an affiliate of the National Writing Project, a national model for professional development with more than 180 sites across the United States and the world.
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