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NWP Practitioner Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Practitioner Badge indicates that the recipient has shared their teaching practice as part of a leadership program at a local Writing Project site or through an initiative of the National Writing Project and is recognized as a teacher-leader with expertise in teaching and learning at...

NWP Advocate Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Advocate Badge indicates that the recipient has completed advocacy work as part of a leadership program at a local Writing Project site or through an initiative of the National Writing Project and is recognized as a teacher-leader with expertise in this topic at their local...

NWP Badges: The Collection

Summary: Through its local Writing Project sites and national programs, NWP awards badges to recognize educators’ various skills and accomplishments connected to Writing Project work. This collection identifies and explains currently open badges that Writing Project sites can award and/or participants can receive. View the public criteria that viewers see...

Rural Voices Radio

Summary: Rural Voices Radio, a product of the National Writing Project’s Rural Voices, Country Schools program, celebrates what is “genuinely good, genuinely rural” about America’s rural schools. Each half-hour program comprises original poems, stories, and essays by teachers and students from Writing Project sites across the country about the places...

Badges and Badging in the Classroom

Summary: Sites that are awarding or exploring badges may want to point colleagues to these selections that illustrate how teacher-leaders have used badges in their classroom teaching or writing programs.

Building New Pathways to Leadership by Innovating Beyond the Traditional Writing Project Model Institute

Summary: Providing inspiration and guidance, this collection features six case studies of sites reimagining their core leadership programs to reach teachers not served by their regular summer institute. Both the finished products and the detailed explanations of the design processes of these six examples can be instructive for any team...

NWP Teacher-Researcher Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Teacher-Researcher Badge indicates that the recipient has completed teacher research as part of a leadership program at a local Writing Project site or through an initiative of the National Writing Project and is recognized as a teacher-leader with expertise in this topic at their local...

NWP Collaborator Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Collaborator Badge indicates that the recipient has completed work as part of a leadership program at a local Writing Project site or through an initiative of the National Writing Project and is recognized as an teacher-leader with experience in collaboration at their local Writing Project...

NWP Collaborator Badge: Guidance Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project awards Collaborator Badges to educators who have collaborated with others at their Writing Project site to lead efforts that no one educator could complete alone. The guidance criteria for earning the Collaborator Badge are detailed on this page.