Educators, apply to the LSU Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute


2017 LSU Writing Project Application Period is Open Now

The LSU WP Invitational Summer Institute Co-Directors and Advisory Board invite interested educators to apply to the LSU WP Invitational Summer Institute, a two week intensive professional development experience offered through six (6) hours of graduate credit.

The 2017 Summer Invitational includes two consecutive graduate courses: 
EDCI 7311.1 Institute I, from June 5-9, 2017, and 
EDCI 7311.2 Institute II, from June 12-16, 2017, on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.

If interested in becoming a NWP teacher consultant, submit an electronic letter of application by Friday, March 31, 2017, sharing the following: 

  • why you would be an excellent candidate to participate in the Invitational Summer Institute and
  • the name, title, e-mail, and phone number (contact information) of two individuals who can serve as references. Submit letter to including references to:

Those selected and who complete the two graduate courses successfully will receive a certificate of completion as a Teacher Consultant of the Louisiana State University Writing Project.


About the LSU Writing Project

The Louisiana State University Writing Project (LSU WP) promotes the exploration of writing, writing research, and how to share writing best practice among educators (established 1985). The goal of the Louisiana State University Writing Project is to improve the teaching of writing and ultimately, help Louisiana students become accomplished writers and learners. Through professional development and outreach, the project serves a ten parish network of districts and schools in the southern part of the state.

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The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree programs, enrolling more than 2,020 undergraduate and 879 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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