National Writing Project


Laura Stokes

Area 3 Writing Project

Dr. Laura Stokes has worked with Inverness Research since 1993, directing studies of a variety of state, federal, and foundation-funded teacher leadership, professional development, and systemic reform projects. Projects include The National Writing Project; Washington's Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession; the American Museum of Natural History's Seminars on Science; the Teacher Institute at the Exploratorium; the Seattle Public Schools Expository Writing and Science Notebooks Project. Before joining Inverness Research, she was director of the UC Davis site of the National Writing Project, director of the Composition Program at UC Davis, co-director of the California Writing Project, and Assistant Director of the California Subject Matter Projects at the University of California Office of the President. She has a B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of California, Davis, and a Ph.D. in educational policy from Stanford University.

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