Invitational Summer Institute

Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2022. Dates tba. 


RWP’s Invitational Summer Institute

The Redwood Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute (ISI) is open to new and veteran teachings in all disciplines who are interested in developing the effectiveness of their literacy instruction and curriculum.  Participants in the ISI will receive these benefits: 

  • develop standards-aligned strategies that fit a variety of teaching styles and address the specific needs of students;
  • participate in a diverse, collegial, and collaborative learning community;
  • build knowledge of current topics in literacy pedagogy through grade and subject-level appropriate readings;
  • receive texts, materials, and technology training;
  • earn a stipend of $400 with the opportunity to purchase up to 6 units of Extended Education Credit; 
  • and much more

Applying for the ISI 

Please submit the following information/materials via email or Google Drive sharing to

1. List the following information:

         Your name
         Preferred email addresses (include summer/personal email address)
         Home/cell phone and home address
         Current school/grade/subject
         Current administrator’s name and email

2. Include a brief resume or curriculum vitae focusing on your teaching experience

3. Write a brief statement in which you discuss your interest in/questions about the teaching of writing and the ways you imagine that your involvement in the ISI would further your professional goals

4. Include a brief letter of recommendation (email okay) from an administrator, department head, or a colleague in which they comment on your strengths as an educator and your potential as a leader at your site and/or within the teaching community

ISI 2016 

ISI 2016 Photo Collage

ISI 2016 YouTube

For those interested in or have participated in our ISI 2016 we have posted videos on YouTube of a couple of the presentations that were given this last July.  Our teachers have done a fantastic job and worked hard on their projects while having fun collaborating with each other.  To view the posted video presentations click on the following link Redwood Writing Project ISI 2016 channel.  We will continue to update our channel with new presentation videos from our future programs, so please check back with us for the latest from our RWP Teacher Consultants.