Live Oak Writing Project is an affiliate of the National Writing Project, one of the oldest providers of staff development in the United States. Because writing project sites create research-based programs, NWP was one of the approved providers for No Child Left Behind and is at the forefront of the Common Core Student Standards. Since our focus is on writing and the teaching of writing, we have expertise to share that will enble teachers to effectively use writing as they move students toward performance levels expected in Common Core.
Live Oak contracts with local school districts to provide staff development programs tailored to the specific needs of each school. Among our success stories are Pass Christian Elementary School and North Bay Elementary School, Bay St. Louis. Programs are reasonably priced and planned to cover at least one year's work. Our research shows that in order for deep learning to occur, staff development providers must make long-term investments in the work of a district. We strive to help teachers in all disciplines understand the importance of infusing their instruction with writing.
For research providing data showing success with writing project programs, click here.
For more information about working with LOWP, contact Catherine Tibbs (email@example.com).