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Invitational Leadership Institute

The Fox Valley Writing Project will hold an Invitational Leadership Institute in 2017. For more information, view the 2017 Invitational Leadership Institute Brochure!

The FVWP Invitational Leadership Institute provides an outstanding opportunity for K-12 teachers to learn about effective literacy practices and to improve classroom instruction in all content areas. Participants in the three-credit graduate course engage in writing activities, reflect on their teaching, read professional texts, and share their expertise.

Projects from Past Summer Institutes

  • “Motivating Adolescent Writers” was presented at the Hot Topics Conference in October 2011 by Christine Hartjes, an English teacher at Oshkosh North High School and 2010 Summer Institute Teacher. Thank you to Christine for allowing her work to be shared. Learn more
  • Jenny Serwe, 2011 Summer Institute, created this Ice Age RAFT Video which explains how she incorporated RAFT (role, audience, format and topic) into a classroom project on the Ice Age. Learn more
  • Michelle Draves, FVWP Teacher Leader from Berlin, WI, shared a written piece noting the power of time to write in the Summer Institute. Learn more