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Certificate Update and Offerings for 2023-2024

Monday, April 24, 2023

If you are continuing a certificate at UMass, you should plan to complete it by Spring 2024 by taking either a UMass course or transferring one class from those offered at Westfield. If you are...

Celebrate 30 Years of WMWP!

Monday, April 24, 2023

Celebrate the past 30 years of WMWP and look forward to the next! Join us for refreshments, WMWP artifacts, cocktails, slideshows, and more. The celebration will be held at University Hall at...
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Darnell Thigpen Williams at Best Practices 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Darnell Thigpen Williams is the Associate Director of Professional Development at the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services and the Collaborative for Educational Services. Darnell has worked...

Reflecting on Best Practices 2021

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

This past Saturday morning, the Western Massachusetts Writing Project hosted the 2021 Best Practices in the Teaching of Writing conference. Participants were brought together to consider the...
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Momodou Sarr Receives Pat Hunter Award

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Pat Hunter, one of the founding co-directors of the Western Massachusetts Writing Project and a professional development educator in the Springfield Public Schools, passed away in 1999. Her legacy...

Preparing for Best Practices 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021

About Best Practices 2021...