Welcome To CAWP

Chicago Area Writing Project FALL 2019

fall leaves clipart 1

       This fall, the Chicago Area Writing Project is offering teacher workshops we feel are essential to building a strong writing program in your classroom. All workshops are led by experienced classroom teachers and include coffee and rolls, lunch and all handouts.   We hope you’ll join us and invite your colleagues!
Location:  UIC, 1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 6th fl  Chicago, IL
Time:     Registration 8:45     Workshop:  9 a.m.-noon

Oct. 25, 2019  Writing Process/ Writing Workshop

Nov. 1, 2019  Reading-Writing Connection

Nov. 5, 2019  Improving What’s Written (Revision)

Dec. 6, 2019   Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Writing

REGISTRATION: To register online with a credit card, click the workshop link above.  For a detailed registration form and to pay by check or purchase order, click Fall 2019 Program Calendar flyer.


2020 Scholastic Writing Program       

After hosting the Scholastic Art and Writing program for ten years, CAWP has transferring this presigious program to Writopia Lab of Chicago.  If you are a gr. 7-12 student or teacher who is interested in submitting work, you can check www.artandwriting.org or Writopia Lab Chicago for more information about this year’s program.   Writopia offers a wide variety of writing workshops and programs led by professional writers for teens and adults, and we know this beloved program is in good hands! 



CAWP offers professional development programs at your schools and in your districts in writing, reading, content area reading and writing, assessment including the PARCC and more. Click here for school program ideas and prices.  Click here for CAWP Program Price Sheet 2019-2020.

If you’re interested in hearing  about CAWP workshops and classes for individual teachers, add your name and email to our mailing list by clicking Contact Us .  Also, feel free to include the sessions/ topics that interest you in the comment section.  Hope to see you soon!

– Barbara Kato, CAWP Director