The Lehigh Valley Writing Project


The Penn State Lehigh Valley Writing Project is a member site of the National Writing Project.BP Conference Welcome The NWP is a network of sites anchored at colleges and universities and serving educators across disciplines and at all levels, early childhood through university. We provide professional development, develop resources, generate research, and act on knowledge to improve the teaching of writing and learning in schools and communities.

In addition to developing a cadre of local teacher-leaders through Invitational Summer Institutes, the LVWP designs and delivers customized in-service programs for local schools, districts, and related educational collaborators, and provides a diverse array of continuing education and research opportunities for teachers at all levels.

To access LVWP's dynamic network of experienced Teacher Consultants, contact Doug Antonioli, LVWP Assistant Director at 610-285-5239 or Be sure to friend us on Facebook!

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LVWP Has the "Write" Summer Offerings for You!

Whether you're looking for credit or non-credit,
a three-day academy or a week-long course, you'll find it here.

3 Days – Back by popular demand

Three Days/Three Modes:
An Academy for Implementing the
PA Core Standards in Literacy

June 29–July 1, 2015

4 Days – NEW

Inquiring Minds: Finding the Voice
of the Student Scientist
A STEM & Literacy Academy

July 20–23, 2015

5 Days – Earn Graduate Credits

LVWP offers summer electives for our Specialist's Certificate: Teaching Writing and Literacy. Electives may be taken at either the beginning or end of the certificate program, and credits are transferrable to the Masters of Teaching and Curriculum through Penn State Harrisburg. No prerequisites. 3 Credits. Tuition at state rate!

For more information, contact Doug Antonioli, LVWP Assistant Director,
at 610-285-5239 or

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Penn State Specialist Certificate:
Teaching Writing & Literacy

Schedule Through Umer 2015 available

Join a community of educators from all content areas for Penn State Lehigh Valley's Specialist Certificate: Teaching Writing & Literacy, a 15-credit postbaccalaureate program offered through the Lehigh Valley Writing Project. Similar in design to the Pennsylvania Department of Education's range of educational endorsements, this certificate is designed to afford educators deep study in all aspects of literacy instruction. The program contains twelve core credits plus a 3-credit elective concentration for a 15-credit certificate with classes being held at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus in Center Valley. Register by calling 610-285-5060.

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