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Professional Development


Since 1977, the SDAWP has been providing outstanding professional development for teachers of all curricular areas and across all grade levels.

Participants learn the most effective classroom-tested strategies for teaching writing from experienced teachers and become part of a professinal learning community.

The SDAWP supports socially responsible approaches to the teaching of writing and is dedicated to improving the writing skills of our culturally and linguistically diverse student populations, including English language, special education and at-risk students.

Professional Development / Inservice Opportunities

Dates: Year-Round

Cost: Varies depending on unique needs at the school site and/or district

Description: The SDAWP offers a variety of year-round professional development opportunites for K-16 teachers. Based on the specific needs of participating teachers, experienced SDAWP Teacher Consultants present practical strategies and approaches in workshop format, designed to improve student writing. VIrtual formats are also available!

For more information about professional development for your site or district, please call the SDAWP office at 858-534-2576 or email us at sdawp@ucsd.edu.