Invitational Leadership Institute

Invitational Leadership Institute 2017
June 19th-July 7th

Are you ready to inspire?

The CCWP ILI is a Leadership Institute for the K-16 community of educators interested in sharing their understanding of and passion for the teaching of writing in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms.

Who Should Apply?
  • K-college/university educators of all disciplines who teaching writing
  • Educators who have at least 2 years of teaching experience
  • Reflective educators who are willing to share their expertise and learn from others

Invitational Leadership Institute Fellowship Application


Home Address:

Home Phone:


Years of Teaching Experience:


Grade Level(s):

School Address

School Phone

School District

Current Position

Grade levels and Subjects you have taught:

Please type your responses to these questions and submit with this application.

Discuss a writing instruction issue/challenge, your thinking about the issue, and how you are addressing this issue/challenge.

Describe a successful writing instruction strategy you use in your teaching, and explain why you think it is successful.

Explain what you hope to gain from the CCWP Invitational Leadership Institute experience.

During the Invitational Leadership Institute, we will
  • develop our own writing
  • demonstrate and share lessons we use to teach writing
  • develop our own inquiry questions for classroom research
  • have constructive conversations about social justice and equity in the context of new standards and frameworks
  • explore and increase our understanding of how to use CCSS and ELD standards in content-based curriculum and instruction across disciplines
  • read current research about critical literacy theory, policy, instruction and assessment
  • participate in Writing Groups, sharing and responding to the our writing
  • use and share digital tools to support our learning and our students’ learning
  • develop our leadership skills
Invitational Leadership Dates
Application Deadline: March 27, 2017
Application Review Process: Applications will be reviewed by a committee of CCWP Fellows. The application process may include an interview.
Notification of acceptance will be made by April 7.
Orientation Meeting: April 29, 9:30 am - 12:30
Participants bring a piece of student writing to share and discuss.
ILI: June 19 through July 7, 2017 [not July 3 and 4]
School-year Follow-up Meeting: TBD
  • Become CCWP Teacher Consultants (TCs)
  • Join our National Writing Project community of teacher leaders who participate in ongoing collaboration
  • Provide professional learning for our region’s educators and students

Teachers will receive a Fellowship stipend of $700 for participation in the Leadership Institute and school-year follow-up meeting.

To be filled