ERIC Number: ED477335
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
National Writing Project Annual Report, 2002.
National Writing Project, Berkeley, CA.
The National Writing Project (NWP) believes that access to high-quality educational experiences is a basic right of all learners and a cornerstone of equity. Through its extensive network of teachers, the National Writing Project seeks to promote exemplary instruction of writing in every classroom in America. The specific goals of the National Writing Project are: to improve student writing and learning in kindergarten through university classrooms; to extend the uses of writing in all disciplines; to provide schools, colleges, and universities with an effective professional development model; and to identify, celebrate, and enhance the professional role of successful classroom teachers. This NWP annual report is divided into the following sections: Because Writing Matters; Serving Local Communities in Fifty States; Supporting Teacher Learning; Building Programs and Leadership in Local Schools; Creating National Opportunities; Map of NWP Sites; Data at a Glance; Providing Professional Resources for Educators; Improving Student Achievement; Advancing Reform in Education; Financial Statements; Board of Directors and Senior Staff; and Evaluator's Statement. (NKA)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Professional Development, Student Needs, Teacher Role, Writing (Composition), Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction
National Writing Project, University of California, 2105 Bancroft, #1042, Berkeley, CA 94720-1042. Tel: 510-642-0963; Fax: 510-642-4545; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.writingproject.org/downloads/2002annual.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Writing Project, Berkeley, CA.