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NWP participant from the 2016 cohort

Admission Requirements

The following materials are required for the 2018 Emerald Coast Writing Project Summer Institute at the University of West Florida:

  • UWF Emerald Coast Writing Project Application Form/Coversheet
  • Letter of recommendation from a district or school administrator who can speak to your abilities in the area of literacy
  • Brief resume of the applicant
  • Response to the following:  What experiences have you had as a writer?  Why is writing important to 21st century literacy/education?  How do you teach writing and why?  Why are you interested in the summer institute?

Send all materials to Kelly Aeppli-Campbell, Co-Director of the UWF Emerald Coast Writing Project (

Selection of applicants will be a joint decision by UWF and ECSD. Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview. Interviews of applicants will occur in April. Selected teachers will be notified in late April or May. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Susan James (