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Hudson Valley Writing Project

Summer Workshops for Teachers

2019 Summer Workshops for Teachers 

Join HVWP for time and inspiration to write, try new teaching strategies, look closely at student work, and reflect on your experience as you plan next steps for your classroom. HVWP offers a 10% discount to groups of two or more teachers from the same school. 

WRITING, YOGA, AND MINDFULNESS 
In this workshop, we will integrate writing with yoga asana (poses), pranayama (breathing), and meditation as a way to experience and understand how, when, and why to bring these contemplative practices to our classrooms.
SUNY New Paltz  |  July 8-12  |  9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
FEE: $150  |  18 CTLE/OCFS inservice hours 
Audience:
Preschool-College teachers 

 

TEACHERS AS WRITERS
This workshop provides teachers an opportunity to practice the craft of writing in a supportive community. Rediscover your love of writing and return to your classroom with writing to share and new ideas for lessons, strategies, and routines that will help your students embrace and improve their writing. 
SUNY New Paltz  |  July 15-19  |  9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
FEE: $150  |  18 CTLE/OCFS inservice hours 
Audience: Preschool-College teachers 

 

NURTURING LITERACY AND LEARNING 
Join early childhood teachers in creating literacy-rich environments for learning. We'll study children’s work and play, engage in professional reading, and write about our practice. Our exploration of emergent literacy includes workshops on storytelling, art, movement, and block building. 
SUNY New Paltz  |  July 18-19, 5 p.m.-8 p.m.  |  July 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 
FEE: $75  |  12 OCFS/CTLE inservice hours 
Audience:
 Teachers of children ages 3-5 

 

TEACHING WRITING TO ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS 
All students need opportunities to discover and explore their own voices as they build their identities. In experiential workshops, we will learn strategies to respectfully engage English learners and support their writing and language development, helping them to gain confidence and fluency. 
SUNY New Paltz  |  July 22-26  |  9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
FEE: $150  |  18 CTLE/OCFS inservice hours 
Audience:
 Preschool-College teachers 

 

ART, NATURE, AND STORY 
Learn how contemporary art, nature, storytelling, writing, and play can inspire and deepen our understanding of challenging and abstract concepts. Explore visual thinking strategies, write, and make art, taking inspiration from the Art Center's permanent collection and 2019 exhibitions. 
Storm King Art Center  |  July 29-Aug 2  |  9 a.m.-1 p.m. 
FEE: $150  |  20 CTLE/OCFS inservice hours 
Audience:
 Preschool-College teachers 

 

Participants will receive certificates documenting inservice hours. HVWP at SUNY New Paltz is a NYSED-approved sponsor of CTLE. 

Questions? Please email us at hvwp@newpaltz.edu or call (845) 257-2836.