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.
Illinois Writing Project's in-school professional development programs help teachers experience effective writing instruction, review best-practice research, and adopt fresh and engaging classroom applications.
Led by a highly-qualified, experienced teacher-consultant, each IWP program employs a range of professional learning strategies in which participants actively engage the subject matter, based on the needs and conditions in the school.