Boston Writing Project

A LOCAL AFFILIATE OF THE NATIONAL WRITING PROJECT

Trust Worthy

 BWP to serve as your host for 2011 Urban Sites Network Conference

Experienced

 Nurturing Student Writing: Navigating Urban Literacies. 

Professional

Certificate program designed for K-12 educators to improve writing .

What we Do

We Cover an Array of Individual & Corporates Writing Services

On-Site, long-term professional development

A BWP teacher consultant will work one-on-one with select teachers in a process whereby the writing project teacher would identify aims and questions at an initial meeting, conduct a classroom observation, and then have a post-visit conversation providing feedback to the practitioner

Assistance to schools in dealing with state assessment in writing

The Boston Writing Project (BWP) is part of UMass Boston’s Institute for Learning and Teaching (ILT), located in the College of Education and Human Development. An affiliated site of the federally-funded National Writing Project (NWP), the BWP has provided comprehensive instruction in the teaching of writing since 1979. 

Graduate Certificate Program in Teaching Writing in the Schools

Instructors are practicing teachers with a minimum of five years classroom teaching experience, master’s degrees or doctorates and extensive staff development experience. They are teachers and writers whose areas of expertise include composition, special education, early literacy, reading, writing in the content areas, and ELL education.

Get Started

Don’t Let the Complexities of Your Writings Burden You Any Longer

BWP works with teachers and schools through a variety of programs and initiatives.

 

About Us

What is BWP?

The Boston Writing Project is a site of the National Writing Project. The BWP works in partnership with school communities by providing:

Teacher Consultants who are successful practitioners and trained workshop presenters;

  • On-Site, long-term professional development
  • Assistance to schools in dealing with state assessment in writing
  • PreK-college curriculum planning in writing
  • Expertise in urban, diverse contexts.
  • Graduate Certificate Program in Teaching Writing in the Schools

Writing Resources & Articles

How we’re looking out for one another

How we’re looking out for one another

My son and I were walking our dog when we saw someone walking toward us on the same side of the street. The person was wearing a long coat, a baseball hat, and over the bottom half of their face, a bandanna.“Let’s cross,” I said, steering us to the other side of the empty street.…

In recording his late father’s songs, Ry Cavanaugh makes peace with his memory

In recording his late father’s songs, Ry Cavanaugh makes peace with his memory

Music was a steady and central part of the home life that Cavanaugh experienced growing up. “I feel like my parents were really trailblazers,” he notes. “They were trying things out, they were innovating, they were becoming.” Part of that was a regular, chaotic cacophony of musical visitors and activity in their home, of musicians…

Contact Us

For your professional writing needs, feel free to message us!

info@bostonwritingproject.org

(617) 287-7665

100 Morrissey Boulevard Boston, MA 02125-3393

M-F: 8am-5pm, S-S: Closed