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April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month

There are few better ways to usher in spring than with poetry. This April, celebrate National Poetry Month with NWP. Listen to NWP Radio on April 11, featuring poet/teacher Jack Powers; carry a poem in your pocket (or share it on social media) on April 18, Poem in Your Pocket […]

NYCWP Teacher Leader Julie Edmonds in the News

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 […]

Apply for The 2020 NYCWP Summer Invitational Leadership Institute!

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 […]

May 29, 2020: Teens Take the MET!

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, […]

The thoughts and ideas of first year teacher, David Garcia, are heard and appreciated.

Submit Your Proposal for Teachers in the Round

Do you have a fresh teaching idea that you want to share with fellow educators? Join us on March 23, 2019 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at Lehman College for the NYCWP Teachers in the Round Conference. The conference will feature a variety of roundtables that incorporate literacy-based experiences that […]

Writing into Summer – Teen Writing Camp 2020

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 […]

The New York City Writing Project is CTLE-Approved

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 […]

Steal these Ideas for Poem in Your Pocket Day

Steal these Ideas for Poem in Your Pocket Day

Steal these Ideas for Poem in your Pocket Day Poem in your Pocket Day, April 26, 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 […]

Register for the 2018 Teacher-to-Teacher Conference!

Register for the 2018 Teacher-to-Teacher Conference!

Registration for the 2018 Teacher-to-Teacher Conference is open! This year marks the 20th anniversary of the NYCWP Teacher-to-Teacher Conference. Like every year, the conference will feature dozens of workshops and roundtable sessions facilitated by New York City teachers. In these sessions, participants have the opportunity to learn from fellow NYC […]

The NYCWP Invitational Leadership Institute is now Accepting Applications

The NYCWP Invitational Leadership Institute is now Accepting Applications

Every summer the New York City Writing Project hosts its Invitational Leadership Institute – the ILI- (formerly the Invitational Summer Institute, ISI), providing teachers with an intensive professional development series that builds skills in writing and the teaching of writing. The ILI will run Monday-Thursday, 10am – 4pm, July 9th […]