Gulf Coast Conference on the Teaching of Writing

Gulf Coast Conference on the Teaching of Writing

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Due to the Coronavirus the Gulf Coast Conference on the Teaching of Writing has been moved online.


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Troy Hicks 

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Dr. Hicks is a professor of Literacy and Technology at Central Michigan University and focuses his work on the teaching of writing, literacy and technology, and teacher education and professional development.  He is a former middle school teacher, collaborates with K-12 colleagues, and explores how they implement newer literacies in their classrooms.  Dr. Hicks is Director of Chippewa River Writing Project and is the author of Crafting Digital Writing, The Digital Writing Workshop, co-author of Because Digital Writing Matters, and Create, Compose, Connect!  He has a blog at Digital Writing, Digital Teaching.  Troy was honored with the CMU’s Provost Award for junior faculty who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in research and creative activity.

 Gulf Coast Conference on the Teaching of Writing Program

The concurrent sessions featured during the conference are available for your school/district.

Teachers and administrators interested in scheduling a workshop should contact us at:  

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Southeast Alabama Regional Inservice Center 

Attention: Dr. Robin Bynum

025 Hawkins Hall

Troy University Troy, AL  36082

inservice @troy.edu 

334-670-5978 or

334-670-3495

Save the date for the Gulf Coast Conference on the Teaching of Writing 2021:
June 28 – July 1, 2021