The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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The UMass Writing Program’s main mission is to teach students to be the best possible writers in their careers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and beyond. 

Our staff is dedicated to providing ongoing professional development for our over 100 Writing Program Instructors so that we are putting the best possible teachers in our writing classrooms.  We all work together to develop and teach a curriculum that nods to our long-standing national reputation as a top writing program while remaining cutting edge.

Our staff and Writing Program Instructors teach approximately 4,500 undergraduate first-year students in about 300 sections of College Writing and Writing, Power, and Identity each year.