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Join us for the EIWP Summer Institute:

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TheInvitational Summer Institute brings together 12–20 dedicated teachers to learn, teach, and celebrate writing. The Summer Institute provides opportunities for these teachers to celebrate writing and reading across the curriculum at all grade levels, while helping to teach and build a community of peers. Teachers also design and develop writing and reading programs to meet their and their colleagues’ needs.

Activities include formal and informal writing workshops, teaching demonstrations, reading and research, small and large group discussions, coaching sessions, and celebrating reading and writing for all of the power and potential they possess.

Educators from all disciplines in grades K–16 are invited to attend our EIWP Summer Institute. If you would enjoy participating in our Summer Institute, complete the application by clicking the link below.

Note: Our 2022 Summer Institute is full, but we are already accepting applications for 2023!


Apply to the Summer Institute here!


Benefits for Teachers

  • Becoming part of a professional community of teachers. 

Daily/Weekly Activities

  • Participating in writing activities for personal and professional growth.

  • Sharing teaching ideas.

  • Diving into reading and research.

  • Joining small and large group discussions.

  • Participating in coaching sessions with directors and teaching consultants

  • Building a community of learners and professionals.

  • Having fun!

The Summer Institute provides opportunities for teachers to celebrate writing and reading across the curriculum!


For more information, please contact the program co-directors Terri Fredrick and Tim Taylor at

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EIU Writing
Robin Murray

Coleman Hall - 3351

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