Super Saturday September 28th-November 16th [Unit of Credit/PLC]

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San José State University

1 Washington Sq

Sweeney Hall

San Jose, CA 95192

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We've revamped our PLC to create the most relevant and valuable professional development we can for educators. You can now earn units for writing lesson plans. That's right! Come join our Super Saturday PLC this Spring and earn units for creating materials for YOUR classroom! Options to earn 3 units, 2 units, or 1 unit. Click here to learn more about earning credits with San Jose State. Registration units will be completed in person and payment will be online through SJSU portal to the Bursar's Office, but this Eventbrite ticket secures your place in the cohort and gives us an estimate as to our PLC numbers. Register today!

During the Super Saturday Series teachers will have an opportunity to work alongside students, participating in mini-lessons and workshoping writing in a day designed by our team of highly skilled teacher consulants. Teachers will walk away with lesson materials and the experience of participating in a vibrant writing community that they will be able to replicate in their classrooms.
During the Super Saturday Series teachers will have an opportunity to work alongside students, participating in mini-lessons and workshoping writing in a day designed by our team of highly skilled teacher consulants. Teachers will walk away with lesson materials and the experience of participating in a vibrant writing community that they will be able to replicate in their classrooms.

Event Schedule

  • 9:30-10:00am - Registration in front of Sweeney Hall Courtyard
  • 10:00-10:30am - Pre-conference with teacher consultant on lesson objectives & plans
  • 10:30-12:30pm - Participate in a Super Saturday lesson led by teacher consultant alongside students
  • 12:30-1:00pm - Debrief with the teacher consultant to discuss instructional moves
  • 1:00-2:15pm - PLC meeting for teachers earning units


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Course Descriptions - For detailed descriptions, please visit our website here.

September 28, 2019

Grades K-3 - Why Teach Workshop

Lorena Lopez is a SJAWP teacher consultant, instructional coach and Assistant Principal | 6th Grade Advisor, Hoover Middle School

Laura Brown is a retired intervention coach and co-director with SJAWP. She co-directs the Invitational Summer Institute and the summer Writing Workshop for students.

Grades 4-7 - Rule 1: Say Yes

SJAWP Associate Director Jane Gilmore leads the Novel Writing Program and co-directs the Creative Writing Camp at Cumberland as well as the Teen Writers Institute at San Jose State.

Arcadia Conrad is a writer and director of the award-winning Cupertino Actors Theater out of Cupertino High School.

Grades 8-12 - Toward a Pedagogy of Coherence in Writing

Martin Brandt is a Teacher Consultant with SJAWP and teaches at Independence High School, East Side Union HSD. He is the author of Between the Commas.

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October 19, 2019

Grades K-3 - How Writing Works from the Inside

Lorena Lopez is a SJAWP teacher consultant, instructional coach and Assistant Principal | 6th Grade Advisor, Hoover Middle School

Laura Brown is a retired intervention coach and co-director with SJAWP. She co-directs the Invitational Summer Institute and the summer Writing Workshop for students.

Grades 4-7 - Rule 2: Know Your Audience and Surprise Them

SJAWP Associate Director Jane Gilmore leads the Novel Writing Program and co-directs the Creative Writing Camp at Cumberland as well as the Teen Writers Institute at San Jose State.

Arcadia Conrad is a writer and director of the award-winning Cupertino Actors Theater out of Cupertino High School.

Grades 8-12 - Sentence Focus: Finding the Secret Agent

Martin Brandt is a Teacher Consultant with SJAWP and teaches at Independence High School, East Side Union HSD. He is the author of Between the Commas.

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November 16, 2019

Grades K-3 - What Do Writers Talk About?

Lorena Lopez is a SJAWP teacher consultant, instructional coach and Assistant Principal | 6th Grade Advisor, Hoover Middle School

Laura Brown is a retired intervention coach and co-director with SJAWP. She co-directs the Invitational Summer Institute and the summer Writing Workshop for students.

Grades 4-7 - Rule 3: Timing is Everything

SJAWP Associate Director Jane Gilmore leads the Novel Writing Program and co-directs the Creative Writing Camp at Cumberland as well as the Teen Writers Institute at San Jose State.

Arcadia Conrad is a writer and director of the award-winning Cupertino Actors Theater out of Cupertino High School.

Grades 8-12 - Branching Left, Branching Right: How We Develop Longer Sentences

Martin Brandt is a Teacher Consultant with SJAWP and teaches at Independence High School, East Side Union HSD. He is the author of Between the Commas.

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