• Our Mission

    The Illinois Writing Project helps teachers employ the best of what is known about writers and writing.

  • Our Team

    We are experienced educators building the strength of students an teachers as learners and writers.

  • Professional Development

    Our transformative, sustainable professional development helps teachers guide students to write with thoughtfulness, skill, and enjoyment.

  • Events

    We host conferences, celebrations, and online meetups to foster writing and the teaching of writing in the classroom.

Illinois Writing Project: Experienced Educators Building the Strength of Students and Teachers as Learners and Writers

The Illinois Writing Project helps teachers employ the best of what is known about writers and writing. Our transformative, sustainable professional development helps teachers guide students to write with thoughtfulness, skill, and enjoyment.

Locally based but nationally connected, we are one of nearly 200 sites in the
National Writing Project network.

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