ConnectEd Unconference: Empowering Teachers to Share and Lead

On July 26th, 25 teachers representing most of the Metro area schools (OPS, Millard, Westside, Bennington, Papillion-LaVista, Gretna, and UNO) gathered for ConnectEd–an Unconference sponsored by The Nebraska Writing Project, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Omaha’s Learning HQ, and hosted by Pheomblue. The...
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Summer Board Retreat 2014

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Over twenty members of the Nebraska Writing Project’s Leadership Board convened this week at the St. Benedict Center just north of Schuyler, Nebraska. The meeting of these teachers from all over the state began with reports about all the amazing things that the Nebraska Writing...
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New Orleans Writing Marathon

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Jeff Grinvalds July 20, 2014 I had the pleasure and privilege to attend Richard Louth’s famous New Orleans Writing Marathon hosted by the Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project. I was encouraged by former NeWP Marathon Guru, Susan Martens who is now the director of the Prairie Lands...
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Platte River Writing Retreat

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September 12-14, 2014 Spend the weekend with fellow NeWP teachers at Platte River State Park, located between Lincoln and Omaha on I-80 at 14421 346th St. Louisville, NE 68037. Options for camping and participating are outlined in the attached flier. RSVP to marathon or retreat...
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Busy Summer for NeWP!

As many teachers say goodbye to another school year, the Nebraska Writing Project kicks into gear with the annual Summer Institute that runs from the beginning of June to the end of June. Sixteen new participants and four facilitators join together in Andrews Hall at...
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Spring Writing Marathon

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Get your traveling tunes ready to head out for the 2014 Spring Marathon at Stuhr Museum. Fellow NeWP TCs will be meeting Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11:15PM in front of the Fonner Building.  Lunch will begin at 11:30PM (Please bring a sack lunch to...
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Spring Gathering

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We’ll be celebrating the Spring Gathering  MAY 2, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 pm Rm 212, Jackie Gaughan Center City Campus east of the Union We’d love to see you there to celebrate the Carol McDaniels award winner, Administrator of the Year, and honoring Robert Brooke,...
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NeWP Leadership Board February Meeting

The Nebraska Writing Project Leadership Board met on Monday, February 24th at the Country Kitchen in Omaha to discuss the pressing issues of the organization. Present were Dr. Robert Brooke, Kim Larson, Melanie Farber, Jeff Grinvalds, Danielle Helzer and Beverly Hoistad. Brenda Larabee of Stuart...
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