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Wyoming Writing Project|Department of English

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a writing project do?

The Wyoming Writing Project's mission is to improve the quality of writing and writing instruction through all grade levels (K-16) and across all curricula in the state of Wyoming. Additionally, as an adjunct of the National Writing Project, the WWP offers Wyoming's teachers and administrators a range of professional development opportunities. For more information in this area, click the links to the ISI and the NWP, or contact us at

Who makes up the Wyoming Writing Project?

The WWP is open to all teachers and administrators in the state, K-16. Becoming a "Teacher Consultant" requires participation in an Invitational Summer Institute (ISI). Under federal law, every writing project site must have a director who is affiliated with an accredited university. At present the WWP also has a Fiscal Officer and an Advisory Board (see Contacts).

Where did the National Writing Project come from?

The NWP has a long history, going back to the days of the Bay Area Writing Project. The fullest answer to this question can be found by visiting the NWP online.

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