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The San Diego Area Writing Project is a federally authorized professional development provider under No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The SDAWP can assist you in designing a professional development plan that meets one or all of the goals of No Child Left Behind.

Our Teacher Consultants possess in-depth content knowledge that supports the California State Standards (Common Core Standards). Teacher Consultants present research-based 'best-practices,' model effective writing instruction, and facilitate time for participants to apply newly acquired knowledge to their unique teaching contexts and classrooms.

Learn more about Professional Development opportunitites with SDAWP.

Funding for Professional Development

Fees for contracted workshop series are based on the number of sessions and teacher participants. Special topic institutes have a one-time registration fee for each participant. Participants are eligible to receive university credit through UCSD Extended Education.

SDAWP programs may be supported with categorical funding sources such as:

  • Title I (IIUSP / High Priority / Program Improvement Schools / Migrant Education)
  • Title II (Standards-aligned professional development)
  • Title III (English Learners)
  • Title VII (Indian Education)
  • Title VIII (Impact Aid)
  • GATE, Incentive Grants, School Improvement Program, Special Education, among others.

In addition, individual participation in SDAWP programs has been financially supported in the past by a variety of district and school initatives. The following is a list of potential sources of funding for future participants:

  • Common Core Standards Implementation Funds
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Educator Effectiveness Funds
  • GATE
  • General Professional Development
  • Incentive Grants
  • Migrant Education
  • No Child Left Behind Act (SDAWP is an authorized state and federal educational service provider)
  • Program Improvement (PI)
  • Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA)
  • School Improvement (SI)
  • Special Education
  • Targeted Instructional Improvement Block Grant (AB 825)

For more information, please contact Carol Schrammel at cschrammel@ucsd.edu .

Fall & Spring Conferences

  • "Fall Into Writing" Conference - September, 2016 (Date TBD), UC San Diego
  • "Being A Writer" • 9th Annual Spring Conference, March 5, 2016, UC San Diego