Summer Institute – A three-week, credit-bearing program that serves as our touchstone experience for teachers. Participants read, write, share teaching practices, and explore digital literacies. Learn more on the
Summer Institute webpage.
Open Air Institute – A three-day place-based program for teachers who have attended the Summer Institute. Designed to inspire cross-curricular connections and inquiry-based learning. Learn more on the
Open Air Institute webpage.
Embedded Institute – A scaled-down version of the Summer institute, this intensive, custom, on-site professional development opportunity allows for a school community to experience sustained and effective teacher development in literacy across content areas.
Summer Writing Camp – Summer writing workshops with sections open to young writers, K-12. Learn more on the
Summer Writing Camp webpage.
Writing Marathons – Open to the public, marathons have been held in downcity Providence and on the Rhode Island College campus.
Annual Spring Conference – Featuring a nationally known speaker and workshops presented by local teachers, the conference draws 180 – 200 attendees from all over New England. Learn more on the
Spring Conference webpage.
Book Clubs – A series of meetings held between January and March to discuss a text written by the RIWP Spring Conference keynote speaker.
Consulting Services – Literacy consults upon request.
Professional Development – After school, school day, or weekend workshops designed to meet the learning needs identified by the school or district.
Write Time Program – Meets on the third Sunday of each month during the school year from 3-4 p.m. in Donovan Dining Hall on the second level. Led by Jason Ryan, this program is an opportunity for teachers and others to cultivate their writerly identities. View the
Write Time RSVP form.