Dear Colleague:

Welcome to your first step in joining the Upper Peninsula Writing Project (UPWP). To apply for a UPWP 2011 Summer Institute fellowship, applicants should fill out the form below AND submit in a Word Document via e-mail attachment or send two paper copies of the following:
  • A resume (including contact information, educational and work background and leadership experiences)
  • A 1-2 page statement explaining what special strengths, areas of interest, or educational concerns you would bring to the group
  • A brief explanation of your current technology literacy skills and application in and beyond the classroom
  • A written description (1-3 pages) of your current literacy instructional program and practices, including successes and concerns

Application materials must be emailed as attachments no later than March 31 to:

Dr. Mark Smith
UPWP Director

Selection Process:
From the written applications, semi-finalists will be selected for interviews and the final selection of 14 Teacher Consultants will be made for the 2011 Summer Institute. Interviews will be arranged and conducted by the Directors, Dr. Mark Smith and Jan Sabin, in April.

Invitations to participate will be sent to the Teacher Consultants by late April 2011.