Fall Conference 2017

Mark Your Calendars!  The Fall Conference of 2017 will be held on November 4th.



TBAWP Fall Conference Flier

For Session Descriptions, Click the link below.


Interested in donating for our drawings?  TBAWP donor letter 2017



8:00-1:30pm at the College of Education, University of South Florida

Check-in 7:30am

Keynote Speaker 8:00-9:00

Session I 9:10am-10:20am

Session 2 10:30am-11:40am

Session 3 11:50am-1:00pm

Raffle 1:10-1:30

The hands-on format of the sessions enables participants to write together and practice 21st century literacy skills.
The hands-on format of the sessions enables participants to practice 21st century literacy skills.

About the conference

TBAWP Teacher Consultants will share the lessons, materials, and strategies that motivate their students to write and lead to increased academic achievement. Sessions focusing on both elementary and secondary students will be available.

International Leadership Institute 2017

Invitational Leadership Institute


The Tampa Bay Area Writing Project will be hosting our Invitational Leadership Institute (formerly known as our Invitational Summer Institute) 11 Saturdays, from 9:00 – 4:00September 3rd – November 12th at the USF Tampa campus in the College of Education.

This summer will be shorter than usual for teachers, and we are hoping some of you will be able to attend on Saturdays who were not able to attend during the summer.

Please help us spread the word! This is an incredible opportunity for teachers of all grade levels and content areas. If you would like to become a better teaching of writing, join us!


Fellows from ISI 2015

About ILI 2017

Participants will engage in extensive writing experiences and reflect on their own writing, will be acknowledged for their own expertise in the teaching of writing, and will become leaders in the area of writing by conducting in-service presentations. Participants will become members of an elite cadre of Teacher Consultants throughout the nation. TBAWP Application 2017

Teachers from all levels of instruction, elementary through university as well as teachers from across the disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Fellows from ISI 2013

Application process

Send completed applications to pdaniel@usf.edu. Promising applicants will be asked to participate in a face to face interview.  Up to 18 teachers are selected to take part in the Leadership Institute.

Applications for the Institute must be postmarked by 

Download Application Here:   TBAWP Application 2017

Fellows from ISI 2011

ISI in the news

ISI 2012 was featured on the Tampa Bay Newswire.

TBAWP Goes to Washington

Archived Post from 2012


Holiday Social Event

Hello TC’s! Join Pat, Connie and other TC’s in celebrating the season on Saturday, December 2 beginning at 3:00. The Holiday Social is being hosted by Pat and Connie at their home. RSVP on our facebook page if you can make it.

TBAWP Goes to Washington

TBAWP Advocacy Committee at the NWP Spring Meeting
TBAWP Advocacy Committee at the NWP Spring Meeting

The National Writing Project held it’s annual Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C. this March. TBAWP’s Advocacy Committee met with Senators and Representatives from Florida to both educate them about NWP and TBAWP as well as ask for their support regarding the continuation of funding for grant programs NWP depends on in order to finance local sites.

Advocacy Committee with Rep. Castor
Advocacy Committee with Rep. Castor

During the meeting, Advocacy Committee members met with five Florida Representatives. Members also networked with other NWP sites and experienced workshop sessions presented by NWP site leaders.