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Saginaw Bay Writing Project

An integral part of the Center for Community Writing, the Saginaw Bay Writing Project (SBWP) works to promote the teaching of writing throughout the Mid-Michigan area. The SBWP offers professional development where teachers learn best practices in teaching writing and grow as writers themselves. As a National Writing Project site, we provide outreach to area schools, offer a variety of workshops and summer institutes on best practices in teaching writing, and sponsor local writing retreats for area teachers. Here at the SBWP, we develop a network of effective teachers who share their successes, foster a community of teachers who are also writers, encourage personal and professional growth in the teaching of writing, and improve the writing of Michigan students at all levels.


To network with other teachers and learn more about the SBWP, contact

Helen Raica-Klotz, SBWP  Director / / 989.964.6062