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Susan Ozbek

Rhode Island Writing Project

Susan Haynes Ozbek is a retired teacher with more than forty years of experience in education. She served as a teacher of English in the Peace Corps and in international schools, and as a reading and writing specialist in the pubic schools of Rhode Island, where she worked primarily with learning disabled students. She has been active in the Rhode Island Writing Project since 1988 and currently serves as a member of the executive board. She has facilitated several RIWP summer institutes and advanced institutes and served as an active member of Project Outreach. She continues to work with young writers as part of the RIWP summer programs. With Susan Vander Does, she helped to establish the Presenters' Collaborative Network and co-directed it with her for five years. They have presented their work at several NWP conferences.

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