IAWP Invitational Summer Institute

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UC Riverside Campus

The Invitational Summer Institute (ISI) is a unique year-long professional learning experience based on teachers teaching teachers by developing, honing, and sharing expertise in the teaching of writing in all genres and across the disciplines, K-University. Participation in the ISI is a grant-funded opportunity; therefore, there is no cost to the district, the school, or the individual participant. Space is limited to qualifying educators. 

At the conclusion of ISI, you will have a plethora of professional growth opportunities through the Inland Area Writing Project. ISI Fellows become teacher leaders in the IAWP, the California Writing Project (CWP), and the National Writing Project (NWP). ISI Fellows are also eligible to lead IAWP professional learning initiatives in local, state, and national context. Finally, ISI Fellows continue to receive sustained support within an established cadre of Writing Project professionals in the form of a Professional Learning Community.

Earn up to eight (8) units of continuing education credit upon completion (education credits are optional and purchased through UCR University Extension).

Important Dates:

Application Deadline 
March 22, 2024

Selection Interview
March 30, 2024

Pre-Institute Meeting
May 18, 2024
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Invitational Summer Institute - Main Institute

Week 1 Monday, June 17 - Friday, June 21 (Juneteenth Holiday June 19th)
Week 2 Monday, June 24 - Friday, June 28
Week 3 Monday, July 1 - Wednesday, June 3

Follow-Up Days (1 date in each of the months listed below)
August or September (TBD)
October (TBD)
January 2025 (TBD)
April 2025 or May 2025 (TBD)

If you are interested, start an online application at this webpage: https://forms.gle/EQrWxUU12Cp8vfH67

If you have any questions, feel free to contact IAWP at: iawp@ucr.edu
Target Audience
IAWP Fellows/TC's
Registration Required