10 Reasons We Love Penny Kittle

On March 29th, 200 teachers from throughout Northern Virginia gathered on a Saturday for a day of professional development and sharing! The day featured demonstration lessons from outstanding teacher consultants ...

Call for Blog Posts from Teachers, Profs, Parents: Writers Who Care

The peer-reviewed blog “Teachers, Profs, Parents: Writers Who Care” is interested in your thinking about authentic writing and issues of advocacy related to teaching and learning writing. Recent posts include ...

Where Research Meets Practice: The 2014 Leading to Well Being Conference

By Norma Coto, NVWP TC On Friday, April 11, 2014, MasonLeads and the Center for the Advancement of Well Being presented their annual mind-blowing conference at The Mason Inn at ...


3-Day Summer Young Writers’ Workshop in the Shenandoah Valley

June 25, 26, & 27, 2014 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Shenandoah ...

Announcing TC Presentations for the 2014 Language & Learning Conference

The Bernadette Mulholland Glaze Language and Learning Conference is known for its ...

Experience the Progoff Intensive Journal Workshop April 25th and 26th!

Life Context Progoff Journal Workshop with NVWP Teacher Consultant Dave Arbogast Sponsored ...

On Site Registration Available for 3/29/14 Language & Learning Conference

Join us on March 29th, 2014 for the Northern Virginia Writing Project’s ...

Reflections on the NVWP’s 2013 Fall Renewal

On Saturday November 2nd 2013, the NVWP hosted it’s 3rd annual Fall ...

The Four Pillars of My Professional Life

by Donald R. Gallehr, Director Emeritus Northern Virginia Writing Project  In looking ...

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Final Details for 2014 Student Summer Institute

July 2014 Dear Student and Parents, We’re excited that you’ll be joining us for the 2014 Northern Virginia Writing Project Student Summer Institute, held on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. (For directions to the university, consult the George Mason website at www.gmu.edu or the attached map.) In this post, we are including a […]

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Student Summer Institute Schedule

Week 1 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9am-9:20am Large Group Meeting: Brief Orientation for Families Focused Freewriting Introductions Grade level grouping Assignment of log-keeper Large Group Meeting Focused Freewriting Announcements Interest Group Selections Assignment of log-keeper Base group introductions Teacher Skit Large Group Meeting Focused Freewriting Announcements Assignment of log-keeper Large Group Meeting Focused Freewriting […]

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Final Details for 2014 Language and Learning Conference

Dear Colleagues in Teaching and Learning, We are so very excited that so many of you will be joining with us this Saturday for the Northern Virginia Writing Project’s annual Language and Learning conference!  Below you will find the itinerary for the day from  the conference program and a map of George Mason University.  (We […]

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Spaces Still Available for the 2014 Student Summer Institute

The NVWP continues to take applications for the 2014 Student Summer Institute, a program for enthusiastic young writers who will be in grades 5 through 12 in the fall of 2014.  We will continue to accept applications until the program is filled. If you have any questions, you can write to youngwriters.nvwp@gmail.com or call Zan Hailey at 571-206-4987 . To apply please […]

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Applcations Still Being Accepted for 2014 Invitational Summer Institute for Teachers

Click here to apply to the 2014 Summer Institute. Applications for the 2014 Northern Virginia Writing Project’s Invitational Summer Institutes are now available. Applicants may choose to apply for the Summer Institute at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, in the Shenandoah Valley at John Handley High School, Winchester, VA, or in Spotsylvania County. DATES: The 2014 summer institute sessions […]

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