Listen in! The NVWP Talks Writing Centers on National Writing Project Radio

Category: Writing Centers and Tutors

Amber Jensen, Writing Center Director at Edison High School, NVWP TC, and one of the conference coordinators

Amber Jensen, Writing Center Director at Edison High School, NVWP TC, and conference co-coordinator

On February 28, 2013, site leaders and writing center conference coordinators from the NVWP discussed the power of student-run writing centers with the National Writing Project on NWP Radio. The one-hour radio show, titled “Investing in Leadership: Student-Run Writing Centers,” features NVWP Director Paul Rogers and Teacher Consultants Amber Jensen and Allison Hughes as well as Beth Blankenship, Ellen Reilly, and student tutors from Edison, Centreville, and Oakton high schools. Jensen, Hughes, and Blankenship are high school writing center directors among the coordinators of the annual high school writing center conference from George Mason University, Fairfax County Public Schools, and the Northern Virginia Writing Project. Ellen Reilly, Principal of McLean High School, has overseen the development of several writing centers in Northern Virginia high schools.

You can listen to the program by clicking on the play button below:

See the National Writing Project’s post announcing the event here, and access the show on NWP Radio’s blogtalkradio channel here.

Airdate: Thursday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m. EST
Edit: the one-hour show is now available as an mp3 download

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The mission of the Northern Virginia Writing Project is to improve writing instruction, writing practice, and learning at all educational levels; to develop teacher leaders across the disciplines and elevate their professional standing; and to provide support for young writers and their families.

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