Congratulations, Dr. Terry Phelps!
The first honoree of the Martha and Frances Award given to an OWP Teacher Consultant who has made outstanding contributions to the project.  Terry was given is award at the Stakeholder's Meeting and Celebration in July.  Terry was nominated by several OWP TC's.  (See Below) 

Martha and Frances Award

Honoree:  Terry Phelps

July 21, 2010



Terry has been an outstanding Teacher Consultant for the Oklahoma Writing Project since its inception in 1978. He has also been a leader, advocate and lobbyist promoting OWP. Terry Phelps deserves this award for his faithfulness and loyalty to OWP.


Terry was in the first OWP summer institute and has continued to serve OWP faithfully in many different capacities.  He is an excellent teacher and continues to inspire us to improve our writing and our teaching of writing.


Terry Phelps, a member of the pioneer class of OWP, inspires new TC's and veterans through his involvement and devotion to Writing Project ideals. He is always available to mentor and encourage all of us who desire to better the lives of students through the enhanced and sound practices of The National Writing Project.

For thirty years, Terry has loyally supported OWP summer sessions, reunions, workshops, lobbying efforts and enriched individual members lives.

His warm and caring personality coupled with academic expertise makes him an excellent candidate for the first Martha and Frances Award.


Audra Plummer  M. Ed.
National Board Certified Teacher
Co-Director of Inservice
Oklahoma Writing Project
University of Oklahoma
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education
338 Cate Center Drive, Room 190
Norman, Oklahoma 73019
Phone: 405-401-1348
FAX: 405-325-7841

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