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The Western Pennsylvania Writing Project supports and encourages writing and literacy through our institutes, professional development workshops, collaborations, and network engagements. 

Below are current and upcoming events. Additional information about past and upcoming events can be found on our Events Calendar.

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Empowered Educators

Empowered Educators is a forum where educators discuss issues of race, equality, and bias through visual art, literature, and personal writing and reflection. 

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Summer Institute for Teachers

We are pleased to offer a restorative and explorative four-week seminar for educators. If you are a classroom teacher, community educator, or education leader looking to have dedicated time for writing, improve your practice, and/or influence the writing culture in your school or organization, the WPWP Summer Institute is for you!

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40th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating 40 years of writing, teachers teaching teachers, and literacy empowerment. 

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Networking Meeting

You’re invited to join us for a network meeting to discuss the work of the WPWP.