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Oregon Writing Project at Eastern Oregon University

Serving kindergarten through college teachers in all content areas since 1991

The mission of the Oregon Writing Project at Eastern Oregon University (OWP) is to improve student achievement by improving teaching. From kindergarten through college, teachers are agents of reform.


Teaching Ideas InstituteFor teachers, the OWP provides summer institutes, writers’ retreats, school-based professional development, and networking and leadership opportunities.


For young writers, the OWP also hosts the Student Writers’ Workshop on the second Saturday every March, the Eastern Oregon Youth Writing Contest (deadline Feb. 1), and Write Now Afterschool Programs.



“I left OWP with more confidence in my writing and plenty of creative and  effective writing projects for my  students.” – Xochitl Fuhriman-Ebert, Ontario Middle School


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