lowp logoSince 2001 the Live Oak Writing Project (LOWP) has been a collaborative program of The University of Southern Mississippi on the Coast and Mississippi coastal schools. Its purpose is to help teachers improve as writers and effective teachers of writing.
The project provides a model for ongoing professional development that builds independent local programs. Since writing is a skill that is complex, the project models research-based strategies to help students grow as readers, writers, and learners. Programs cross all grade levels and all disciplines.
The Live Oak Writing Project is located on the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, Mississippi. Visit us in Elizabeth Hall or contact us at 228.214.3373. LOWP may also be reached by fax (228.214.3242).


Dr. Rebecca Powell, Co-Director of Invitational Summer Institute

Vickie Feazelle, Co-Director of Live Oak Writing Project