Author: Fred Mindlin

The mission of the Central California Writing Project is to improve the teaching of writing and improve learning in California schools. Through its professional development model, the Central California Writing Project recognizes the primary importance of teacher knowledge, expertise, and leadership. The Central California Writing Project...

We have lost the founder of the CCWP, Don Rothman,  whose tireless work for literacy education as social justice marked the CCWP and the Oakes College as safe places to debate, think, and change our minds.  Don was a dreamer and a fighter. Don Rothman, CCWP...

The Common Core State Standards are influencing how teachers teach literacy throughout the United States.  Our professional development team is well-versed in helping teachers use the CCSS as the foundational framework for their writing and critical reading program.  

CCWP is at the forefront of the National Writing Project's efforts at Making Learning Connected. We conducted one of only three Face-To-Face groups which met throughout the Summer 2013 CLMOOC. Those efforts continue as NWP launches the Third Summer of In the spirit of Connected Learning,...

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