Saturday, July 30, 2016

Menu

San Antonio Writing Project hosts annual teachers conference at UTSA

fountain pen

Share this Story

(Jan. 28, 2014) -- The San Antonio Writing Project will host its eighth annual conference for teachers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1 in the Frio Street Building Riklin Auditorium (1.406) at the UTSA Downtown Campus. The conference, meant to help teachers learn best practices in motivating students to appreciate writing, is for area teachers and administrators.

This year's conference, "Because Writing Matters," will include breakout sessions on successful teaching strategies in the classroom. Teachers who attend will earn four professional development credits from the UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence.

Award-winning author Guadalupe Garcia McCall will be the keynote speaker for the conference. McCall, the author of "Under the Mesquite" and "The Summer of the Mariposas," will speak about teaching, writing and her life.

Free parking will be available in the Cattleman's Square lot across the street from the Buena Vista Street Building. For more information or to register for the conference, visit sanantoniowritingproject.org.

The San Antonio Writing Project was founded in 2006 at UTSA as part of the National Writing Project, which includes more than 180 sites across the United States. The project’s mission is to improve teaching methods in the classroom that promote better writing skills.

 

 

UTSA's Mission

The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.

UTSA's Vision

To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

UTSA's Core Values

We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.

Connect with UTSA News

       


Related Links

Back to Top

©2016 The University of Texas at San Antonio  | One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249 | Information 210-458-4011

Produced by University Communications and Marketing