Summer Institute

Information for Teachers

SCWriP's Invitational Summer Institute 2021

The South Coast Writing Project holds an annual Invitational Summer Institute in Composition and Critical Literacy - a premier four-week professional development event held during the month of July on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara. If you are a classroom teacher seeking to improve your classroom practice or a school administrator looking to change the culture of your school, the SCWriP's Invitational Summer Institute is for you. During this four-week think-tank, teachers from all grade-levels K to college, across all disciplines collaboratively investigate best practices in writing and literacy instruction through shared demonstrations of practice, readings, and an intense focus on our own writing and reading processes.

This year's Invitational Summer Institute will be held July 5th - July 30th. If we are able to do in-person Summer Institute Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.; hybrid or remote Summer Institute hours will not be as long.

2021 Nomination Form

2021 Application Form

As an affiliated site of the National Writing Project (NWP) and the California Writing Project (CWP), SCWriP seeks to transform the teaching of writing and literacy and strives to be a model of professional learning, teacher leadership, and reform. We do this by working with teachers, schools, districts, students, and families.