Summer Institute 2020


 What is the Summer Institute?   


The Invitational Summer Institute (SI) of the Coastal Bend Writing Project is a professional development program based on the National Writing Project (NWP) model. See for more details 


 For who is the SI designed?  

  • Teachers who value excellence in the classroom

  • Teachers with leadership potential 

  • Teachers of all subjects and grade levels, from Pre-K to college


 What do participants gain from the SI?  

  • Summer Institute participants often speak of the experience as life changing  
  • Many report feeling renewed, energized and more confident as both writers and as educators.  

  • Upon completion of the Institute, participants are welcomed into an established network of teachers who provide ongoing support for one another.  They also become eligible for additional opportunities for personal and professional growth. 


Develop yourself
as a writer

Join a supportive
community of teachers

with other educators

Professional Leadership Skills

Explore current research
in classroom practices

Earn three hours
graduate English credit