Sponsored by Seven Valley's Writing Partnership, SUNY Cortland, TST BOCES, Cortland County Teacher Center and the NYS Southern Tier Teacher Center Network.

Spring 2021 TBD
Keynote at 9:00 | Lunch Break at 12:00-12:30 | Sessions 9:00 – 3:30

A conference for teachers in all areas and levels K-12 and across the curriculum. Every session will be led by an experienced K-12 teacher who has found success teaching online. 

Why this conference? National research studies confirm significant gains in writing performance among students of teachers who have participated in National Writing Project programs. Read the study

Teachers interested in submitting a presentation proposal, please read below and then visit the Writing Matters conference webpage.

In response to the recent events, this year’s Writing Matters conference at SUNY Cortland asks questions that are addressed by teachers via interactive, writing-rich sessions:

How can writing enrich learning in every classroom?
How can you hope for a great year in this era of uncertainty?
How can you revitalize online student engagement in your class?
How can you turn your favorite approaches into digital approaches?

National Writing Project Featured in New Book by Carnegie Foundation
Improvement in Action by Anthony S. Bryk of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, highlights examples of high-quality improvement work in districts, schools, and professional development networks across the country.

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72 S. Main Street, Homer NY 13077

Cortland County is part of NYS Southern Tier Teacher Center Network.


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