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Professional Development & Consulting

The National Writing Project (NWP) approach to improving teaching is a research-based professional development model and consulting based on a set of core principles and practices focused on improving student achievement in all content areas, grades Pre-K through 16. The Western Massachusetts Writing Project, NWP's local writing project serving Western Massachusetts schools and districts, offers a rich array of programs in a variety of formats.

To develop a customized professional development or consulting plan, please contact our Professional Development Coordinator, Jane Baer-Leighton, at 413-545-5466 or wmwppd@umass.edu.

WMWP is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Approved Professional Development Provider (# U2021002).