Porterville College

Porterville Writing Academy

Porterville College, the San Joaquin Valley Writing Project (Fresno State), and California Poets in the Schools invite Porterville-area 7-12 grade Teachers and Students to register today for the Porterville Summer Writing Academy (PSWA).


Teachers from all content areas are invited to spend two weeks (22 July – 1 August, 9am-4pm) on the Porterville College campus working with San Joaquin Valley Writing Project Teacher Leaders exploring the teaching of argument writing in alignment with the Common Core Standards.

WHEN: July 22-August 1 (Mon-Thurs)

TIME: 9:00-4:00


COST: FREE + Teachers who complete the two-week institute will receive a $200 stipend and the opportunity to purchase 3.0 graduate units (Fresno State).

HOW: Visit https://tinyurl.com/PSWA2019Teacher to register


Students entering grades 7-first year of college are invited to participate in a one-week intensive writing experience co-led by San Joaquin Valley Writing Project Teacher Leaders, Porterville College Writing Instructors, and teachers participating in the two-week PSWA. The focus will be on argument writing, with opportunities for creative projects as well.

WHEN: July 29-August 1

TIME: 9:00-12:30

WHERE: Computer Commons A


HOW: Visit https://tinyurl.com/PSWA2019Student to register

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