Professional Development

TBAWP's professional development sessions are engaging and relevant to today's educators.
TBAWP’s professional development sessions are engaging and relevant to today’s educators.

Writing with the Florida Standards~ Experience success with TBAWP’s professional development sessions.

Our Mission: TBAWP is a nonprofit professional development organization of teachers teaching teachers located at the University of South Florida, Tampa. In-service sessions, young writers camps, and the Invitational Leadership Institute are the core of the organization’s work to foster life-long writers.

Our Vision: The Tampa Bay Area Writing Project (TBAWP) works to create life-long writers.

Use your voice: write!

In-Service Sessions Addressing Writing Across the Curriculum K-12

  • The Tampa Bay Area Writing Project (TBAWP) is a local site of the National Writing Project. We provide quality professional development to teachers in K-12 settings.
    • Since 2005,  TBAWP has provided
      • 43 sets of in-services:  (5 sessions for 3 hours each)
      •  135 in-services meeting with 2053 teachers
      •   A total of  1,324,185 hours!
    • As a leader in our profession, we have developed and are offering in-services to address writing across the curriculum, in K-12 settings, anchored in the Florida State Standards.
    • TBAWP is a partner with McKeel Academy, recently (2013) awarded the  Instructional  Best Practices, Grades 6-12 Grant.
    •  Available to deliver writing instruction to teachers throughout Florida

 Professional Development

Contact us to schedule professional development at your site:

Dr. Pat (Daniel) Jones
Director, Tampa Bay Area Writing Project
Associate Professor
University of South Florida

One thought on “Professional Development

  1. I would love to get in touch with Pat Jones in regards to partnering up with our school somehow and working with either teachers and/or students preparing for FSA writing. I am the Department head at Lennard High School and my assistant is one of your facilitators (Phillip Goodchild). He suggested I reach out and see what we can do. I can be reached at or on my cell at 813-480-4262

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