Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing

Discussing the "Framework for Success" at Conference in China

At the Higher Education Creativity Conference co-sponosred by Arizona State University and Sichuan University in Chengdu, Sichuan Provincce of China, this past week, I had the great privilege of discussing how ASU Writing Programs has used the CWPA/ NWP/ NCTE  Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing to guide a discussion of what we value in student writing.  My presentation at the conference focused on ASU Writing Programs teachers' work to articulate how we recognize, cultivate, and reward creativity in student writing.


A PowerPoint slideshow is attached.

CWPA Visits The White House

On Friday, October 7, representatives from the Council of Writing Program Administrators,
along with colleagues from CCCC and NWP visited The White House. The delegation included
Charlie Lowe, Keith Rhodes, Linda Adler-Kassner, Rita Malenczyk, Barb L'Eplattenier,
Duane Roen, Dominic DelliCarpini, Chuck Paine, Dave Blakesley, Susan Miller-Cochran,
Kelly Ritter, and Chris Anson.

The CWPA Perfect Pitch Contests for the Framework Success in Postsecondary Writing - another fabulous conference feature!

Now that The Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing is completed, we need you to help promote it! To gather your great ideas, CWPA has created the Perfect Pitch Contests!

We are asking members of CWPA to develop and design two different ways to spread the word:

The Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing Needs Your Resources and Ideas!

"College readiness" is a widely used term these days, especially in association with credit-bearing, college level writing courses. But until now, there has been no widespread articulation by high school and college faculty about what college readiness means. The Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing provides this definition.