National Writing Project


2019 Directors Retreat

May 20–23, 2019

Albuquerque, New Mexico

What It Is

A two-and-a-half-day face-to-face directors retreat. Join us for a fun, energizing opportunity to network with other directors.

What You Will Learn/Do

Participants will explore the possibilities of Writing Project work now and in the future. Explore with your colleagues the struggles, successes, and inspirations of being a Writing Project director. Come if you are eager to ask questions, share passions, and learn from each other.

Who Should Attend

Site Directors.



What is Included

  • Airfare to Albuquerque
  • Single room hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast, lunch, and one dinner.

What You Need to Know

  • Acceptance is first come, first served.
  • Registration deadline is April 15, 2019.
  • Participants will be expected to travel to Albuquerque on Monday, May 20 arriving by 4:00 PM, and to book return flights from Albuquerque no earlier than 3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 23.
  • Single occupancy hotel accommodations for each Director (the nights of May 20, 21, and 22).
  • Breakfast and lunch are included every day. Dinner will be on your own on May 21 and 22.
  • Registration fee is non-refundable.

How to Sign Up

Using the button below, submit the following information. Payment is required to complete sign-up.

  • Name
  • Writing Project site
  • Email address
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • One thing you hope to take away from the retreat

Sign up to submit your information.


For more information, contact Kathleen Riley at

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