DWP 2008 Writing Retreat designed especially for teachers

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The Dakota Writing Project 2008 Writing Retreat is designed specifically for teachers. Teachers will also have ample time to write as well as receive feedback and discuss their topics with fellow teacher-writers.

DWP teacher-consultants Jeannette Jennings and Anne Moege, who attended National Writing Project writing retreats in Arizona and Nebraska, will lead the retreat which is scheduled from 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 6 until 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8 at the Lincoln Bed & Breakfast in Stickney, S.D. (snow-date is March 13-15). Meals, lodging and a quiet place to write are included in the retreat registration fee of $360. Teachers interested in registering must submit their fee and a formal letter by Feb. 25 (postmark date). The formal letter will include answers to questions and personal information, which can be found at www.usd.edu/dwp/writingretreat.cfm.

Send the letter and registration fee (check or money order made out to the Dakota Writing Project) to: Dakota Writing Project, Dakota Hall 212, University of South Dakota, 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390. One hour of graduate credit is available for an additional $40. The retreat is limited to six participants.

If you have questions about the retreat, please e-mail DWP director Michelle Rogge Gannon at dwp@usd.edu. For more information about the DWP, visit www.usd.edu/dwp.