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Information for Administrators

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 Extention for some open institute programs.

SDAWP programs may be supported with federal categorical funding sources under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)--"Evidence-Based  Professional Development" such as:

  • Title I (Parts A, C and D)
  • Title II (Part A - Supporting Effective Instruction and Part B)
  • Title III (Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students)
  • Title IV (Part A - Student Support and Academic Enrichment)
  • Title V (Part B, Subpart 2 - Rural and Low Income Schools)

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 funding sources:

  • LCFF (Local Control Funding Formula)
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Incentive Grants
  • Migrant Education
  • Special Education

For more information, please contact Angela Ojeda, at sdawp@ucsd.edu.

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