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20 November 2007

JSU Educators/Directors of JSU/Alabama
Writing Projects Attend NWP Meeting

State Director of the Alabama Writing Project State Network Lisa Williams, Jacksonville State University, is pictured here (seated second from the front on the right) attending the 2007 National Writing Project NWP Annual Meeting in New York City, November 1517.  Also pictured here from Jacksonville State is Gloria Horton (seated third from the front on the right next to Lisa), Director of the JSU Writing Project, who also attended the meeting.

The NWP Annual Meeting provides a venue for teacher-leaders from writing project sites throughout the country to learn from each other and become familiar with national trends and issues that affect the teaching of writing. Improving Writing and Learning in the nation's schools is the mission of the NWP. There were more than 85 interactive workshops and demonstrations of effective practice presented at this year's meeting.

To learn more about the Jacksonville State University Writing Project, visit their Website at

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