2018 Summer Open Institute

2018 Summer Open Institute

Central California Writing Project

 Invitation for K – University Educators

Teaching Writing that Matters in All Disciplines with a Focus on Content Learning

Summer 2018 Institute

Dates: July 23, 24, 25, 26, 2018      9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Venue: Elkhorn Yacht Club, 2370 CA Hwy 1, Moss Landing 95039

Institute participants will focus their conversations, writing, and inquiries on Equity, Argument Writing Instruction, Civil Discourse, College, Career, and Community Readiness, and support for all students in our linguistically and culturally diverse classrooms.

During our institute, we will

  • share experiences: celebrations and challenges;
  • read, write, and have constructive conversations about current research;
  • discuss and explore frameworks and state standards;
  • bring and share student writing and texts from our classrooms;
  • share and collaborate to design instructional strategies and tools to teach and assess critical reading and analytical argument writing in specific disciplines;
  • write reflections about the impact of school, district, and state policies, and instructional and assessment approaches.
  • build a professional learning community, based on common understanding

We will document and use what we learn to provide professional learning programs that support teachers and students in our CCWP region.

For more information about this institute, contact Louann Baker, CCWP Director  louannb@ucsc.edu


Participant Cost: $350

Ask your district or school administrator if they will pay the cost of this institute.

 Schools and districts:

We are an NCLB/ESSA authorized provider of Professional Learning.

 Register 2 or more educators from your school or district and get a 20% discount.

Make your check payable to “UC Regents/CCWP.”


Register Now!

Two Options

  1. Send the following information by email to Louann Baker  louannb@ucsc.edu and tell us you would like to register for this institute.


  Email address

  Home Address: Street, City, Zip



  Discipline(s) and Grade Level(s) you teach

  1. Send your registration payment ($350) by snail mail to the address below.

Make your check payable to “UC Regents/CCWP.”


Fill out the information on the 2018 CCWP Summer Open Institute and send by snail mail with your payment ($350) to

Esperanza Zamora

CCWP/Education Department 

McHenry Library room 3140

University of California Santa Cruz

1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA  95064


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