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Oklahoma Writing Invitational Summer Institute is Now Open.  
See important information and application below:

June 2019

Classroom Teachers of All Subjects
—Elementary through College—

Interested in Improving Writing

Twelve outstanding teachers will be selected to attend the Oklahoma Writing Project 2019 Invitational Summer Institute to be held at the Moore Norman Technology Center Franklin Campus Norman on June 3-6; 10-13; and 17-21, 2019.  Teachers of all subject areas and of all levels of instruction--kindergarten through university--interested in teaching composition or incorporating writing into their regular subject matter instruction may apply.  The important consideration is a strong commitment to teaching of composition and helping students' understanding through writing. Teachers selected for the institute receive a $1000 stipend.

Summer Institute Interviews will be held Saturday, April 6 beginning at 8:30 am in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, Collings Hall.  Interviews are a required part of the application process.  Bring student writing samples.                    
2018 OWP Summer Institute will hold a 21 Day Orientation held on the OU Campus in Norman (Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, Collings Hall) on Saturday,  April 27 from 8:30 am-4:00pm. It is mandatory accepted applicants attend this orientation day.  
2019 Oklahoma Writing Project Summer Institute mandatory attendance on all institute days June 3-6; June 10-13 and 17-20  from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  2019 OWP Invitational Summer Institute will be held at the  Moore-Norman Technology Center Franklin Campus  4701 12th Avenue NW  Norman, OK 73069
2019 Power of Teaching Symposiun, Friday, June 21 from 8:00-11:30 am.
2019 Fellowship Luncheon, Friday, June 21 at a local restaurant following the symposium.
2019 OWP Back-to-School Drive-in Workshop on August 10 from 8:30 am-12:30 pm  at Bryant Elementary School
2019 OWP Luncheon and Anthology Signing Party,  August 10 from 1:00-2:00pm at a local restaurant.


The Summer Institute will be held full days, June 3-6; 10-13; and 17-20.   Sessions will meet from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p. m.  June 21 sessions will only be 8:30-12:30.   Participants may enroll for six graduate credit hours in EDEN 5303.  Grades (S/U) for three of the hours will be awarded at the end of the Summer Institute.  Grades for the remaining three hours will be awarded upon completion of all Summer Institute requirements, including participation as a presenter at an Oklahoma Writing Project Drive-In Conference.


To reduce costs to teachers for the four weeks of the Institute, the OWP provides a stipend payable upon successful completion of the Summer Institute, and some small miscellaneous expenses.  Housing scholarships in an amount equivalent to the cost of on-campus housing in a dorm may be available to teachers living at a distance of more than 45 miles from Norman. Additional lodging, mileage, and per diem reimbursement/arrangements must be negotiated by the candidate with his/her school district.


            Registration deadline is March 22, 2019.  Complete application link below.

2019 Oklahoma Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute Fellow Application

The Oklahoma Writing Project Summer Institute will be held full days, June 3-6; 10-13; and 17-21 at the Moore No...

Audra Plummer  M. Ed.
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: 405-310-8966
OWP Office Phone: 405-325-3752
FAX: 405-325-7841
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