Summer Institute 2017

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June 7-30

Apply for the 2017 Summer Institute

Coastal Bend Writing Project

The Invitational Summer Institute (SI) of the Coastal Bend Writing Project is a four-week professional development program based on the National Writing Project (NWP) model.  See  The SI is for teachers who value excellence in the classroom and have potential for leadership.  The Institute accepts applications from teachers of all subjects and grade levels from Pre-K to college.

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The Institute will meet Monday - Thursday 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

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Teachers who participate in the SI often speak of the experience as life changing.  They report feeling renewed, energized and more confident as both writers and educators.

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Upon completion of the Institute, participants are welcomed into an established network of teachers who provide ongoing support for one another.  They also become eligible for additional opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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Apply for the 2017 Summer Institute

Applications are still being accepted

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For more information, contact Teri Ruiz at


(361) 825-3151

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Professional Leadership Skills



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Six Hours of Graduate English Credit