Join us for collegial conversations about literacy learning.
This fall, we begin a new series featuring local teachers who will share their ideas, inspiration, and enthusiasm with you, the pre-service teachers of CMU and K-12 colleagues in our region. These events are free and open to the public, and will be held on the second Thursday evening of each month.
On Thursday, October 9th, join Steve Markey, a teacher from Woodcrest Elementary in Midland as he invites students to express their opinions in “The Great Penny Debate.” Then, on Thursday, November 13th, join Janet Neyer, a teacher from Cadillac High School, to learn about Google Apps in Education.
Sessions will be hosted at Mount Pleasant High School, Room 111
Snacks @ 6:45 PM
Session begins @ 7:00 PM
The Mt. Pleasant Area Literacy Exchange unites pre-service and in-service English and Language Arts teachers to promote literacy education. Partners include the Chippewa River Writing Project, the National Council of Teachers of English Student Affiliate at CMU, the CMU English Education program, and Max and Emily’s Eatery.
The Chippewa River Writing Project aims to provide youth and fellow community members with unique opportunities to write and learn about themselves as writers.
This summer, we are pleased to offer three different camp opportunities, two on CMU’s campus and one in Portland.
Together we’ll be sharing a love for writing. Let your child join us on an exciting journey through engaging activities as we live out our “writerly lives.” Enrollment this summer is limited to 20 participants in each camp.
Your enrollment cost will provide transportation and admission to field trips, snacks, a writer’s journal, camp T-shirt, and a copy of our camp anthology, commemorating our published works. We ask that students bring their own lunch each day.
Also, this year we are able to offer scholarships. The registration cost for each camper is $100, which helps to cover expenses associated with staffing, instructional materials, and souvenirs. To ensure that all interested children can participate, however, partial scholarships are available to ANY family who chooses to use one. Details are available on the registration page for each camp.
All registrations must be complete by June 15, 2014. Should you need to cancel your registration, we will accept cancellations with a full refund through June 15, 2014, after which we will charge a $20 cancellation fee.
Questions? Please contact CRWP Director, Troy Hicks, at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, select the PDF version of our flyers.