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May 2015

Saturday, May 2nd

Presenters’ Collective Network (PCN)

Session #7 –

(Teaching Fellows Only )

TC’s interested in attending, please RSVP to Stanley Pesick- stanley.pesick@gmail.com

UC Berkeley, 3635 Tolman Hall 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

For long-time consultants and presenters, we want to the PCN to be a place for you to try out a new presentation, or refine one you’ve already developed. For TCs who have not yet had a chance to present, we’d like the PCN to be an opportunity for you to further develop ideas and presentations put forth at your summer institute. For all of us, the collegial support at the center of the PCN is intended to help us work confidently with colleagues as we support continued growth as teachers of writing and teachers of content such as history and science.

Friday, May 8th 

WriteEasy

Writing Group for Teachers (Open to the Public)

Mudraker’s Cafe 4:00-6:00 p.m. 2801 Telegraph Ave at Stuart in Berkeley, CA

Join us to write, share, chat, eat, drink and warm ourselves with words and with other teachers and writers. We’ll offer prompts, but you are always free to write what you want and need to write. We use the Amherst Writers and Artists response guidelines to give feedback to our fresh, unedited work.

Bring your pen, your computer, a prompt to share and get your writing on!

Sunday, May 10th

Writing Teachers Write

A monthly literary reading series featuring Bay Area Writing Project Teacher Consultants and other local writers reading from their own work. (Open to the Public)

Expressions Gallery  3:00-4:30 p.m.

2035 Ashby Avenue @ Adeline in Berkeley (very close to Ashby BART)

The Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP) is a collaborative program between the University of California at Berkeley and Bay Area schools, dedicated to improving writing and the teaching of writing at all grade levels and in all disciplines. One of the founding principles of BAWP suggests that the best teachers of writing also write themselves. This monthly reading is a lively and unique place to hear the powerful voices of teachers and other writers in our rich and varied Bay Area communities.

Light refreshments will be served. We hope you will join us.
Please contact Judy Bebelaar at judy@judybebelaar.com or 510-845-5430 with any questions.