• May 29, 2020: Teens Take the MET!

    The New York City Writing Project is teaming up again with the Metropolitan Art Museum for Teens Take the Met on Friday, May 29, 2020, 5:00 – 8:00pm. Grab your friends and take over The Met for the night. Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum including art making, performances, music, and more. Free …

    February 28, 2019
  • Writing into Summer – Teen Writing Camp 2020

    Spend two weeks at Lehman College this summer with the NYCWP’s Teen Summer Writing Camp! Unlock your creativity and originality by writing in different genres and in different spaces. The camp is based on the campus of Lehman College, a 4-year CUNY school, and includes field trips to Borough of Manhattan Community College (a 2-year …

    February 4, 2020
  • For Schools

    School Programs and Initiatives…….. The New York City Writing Project’s model of professional development is based on three mutually-reinforcing components, all of which are designed to support teachers and school/network leaders to expand and strengthen their capacities to implement effective literacy education in classrooms and schools throughout New York City.  These components are: 1) on-site …

    July 22, 2014
  • Apply for The 2020 NYCWP Summer Invitational Leadership Institute!

    Apply for a spot in the 2020 NYCWP Invitational Leadership Institute. What is the Invitational Leadership Institute? The NYCWP’s Summer Invitational Leadership Institute provides opportunities to: Write every day and grow as a writer in a community of supportive colleagues Engage in teaching and learning that is based on Writing Project principles and informs classroom practice …

    February 4, 2020
  • NYCWP Teacher Leader Julie Edmonds in the News

    The New York City Writing Project’s Teacher Leader Julie Edmonds wrote a piece on her involvement with Assignments Matter for “The Current.” In her article, Edmonds shares her experience with the student jury that judged (and chose) her assignment and how the feedback from students has provided a productive way to develop purposeful assignments for classrooms. …

    April 9, 2019
  • The New York City Writing Project is CTLE-Approved

    As of March 2016, the New York Board of Regents established new Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements for all professional and Level III teaching assistant certificate holders. The New York City Writing Project is an approved CTLE sponsor. All NYCWP programs and workshops provide CTLE hours that will contribute to teachers’ 100 clock …

    May 10, 2018
  • Steal these Ideas for Poem in Your Pocket Day

    Steal these Ideas for Poem in your Pocket Day Poem in your Pocket Day can be a gloriously easy way to celebrate and appreciate poetry. How do you share your love of poetry with your students and colleagues? Please feel free to steal these ideas! Have students peruse poems and the copy snippets or whole …

    April 24, 2018
  • NYCWP Student Voices: Arlina Monira

    Wrapped in shadows by Arlina Monira 7th Grade at P.S./M.S. 194 The moon shone, revealing its beauty through the clouds that trapped the glow like doors, capturing the shimmering light. Isabella leaned against the wall of her bay window, lost inside of a world of which only she knew of. It was raining. The water landed …

    June 20, 2017