2005-2010
New York City Writing Project 
(Funders: National Writing Project, Institute for Literacy Studies)

Through narrative accounts of the New York City Writing Project’s work with teachers and administrators in New York City schools collected over five years, this study explores the roles that context, policy, and values play in the implementation and impact of the NYCWP’s professional development program. 

Related activity:

  • Avidon, E., ed. (in press). Stories of impact: The on-site work of the New York City Writing Project. Bronx, NY: Institute for Literacy Studies. 
  • Avidon, E., Giorgi, D., Koffler-Wise, A. and Thompson, S. (2012, November). Exploring impact: Working alongside colleagues and the challenge of writing about that work. Presentation at the National Writing Project Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.