NWP Spring Meeting
2006 NWP Spring Meeting
April 6 - April 7, 2006
Washington Court Hotel
Washington, District of Columbia
Join your colleagues in the nation's capital on April 6-7 for the 2006 NWP Spring Meeting. Always an exciting event, the meeting provides writing project teachers and leaders an opportunity to share their classroom successes with members of Congress and with each other.
ThursdayThe event begins Thursday morning, April 6, with a kickoff meeting on Capitol Hill. Congressional supporters of the NWP are scheduled to speak and participants will learn the latest data on writing project programs. The afternoon is set aside for visits to the offices of senators and representatives—participants’ chance to talk about the work of the writing project and the impact it has on teachers and students.
Be sure to prepare for your meetings ahead of time. Check out our Spring Meeting Resources page.
The day closes with a reception at the Smithsonian, a chance to mix and mingle with writing project colleagues from around the country.
FridayThe meeting continues on Friday at the Washington Court Hotel with several interesting activities, including
For more, visit the schedule of events.
Paying for your visitPLEASE NOTE: Your site may use federal funds to pay for attendance at Friday's Spring Meeting events but must use non-federal funds to pay for attendance at Thursday's events.
RegistrationRegistration for this meeting is now closed.
Participant Bulletin BoardNWP is providing a bulletin board to post requests for roommates, coordinate congressional visits with other sites in your state, arrange carpools, or make other logistical preparations for the NWP Spring Meeting. Go to bulletin board.
Lodging and TransportationThe Washington Court Hotel, host
hotel for the 2006 Spring Meeting, is now full, but rooms may still be
available one block away at the Phoenix Park Hotel, also within easy
walking distance of the U.S. Capitol, Union Station, and the National
You may also book rooms in D.C. through Accommodations Unlimited by calling 800-201-4005 or 703-924-1100. Tell them you are with the National Writing Project and you need a room in the vicinity of the Washington Court. They will find the best deals available.Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
phone: (800) 321-3010
Phoenix Park Hotel
520 North Capitol St., NW
Washington, DC 20001
phone: (800) 824-5419
For information on how to get from nearby airports to these hotels, please visit our Transportation Info page.
Local InfoCheck out this list of Things to Do and Places to Eat (PDF), courtesy of the DC Area Writing Project.
Inverness Presentation - 2006 Spring Meeting
Map of Capitol Hill
QuestionsFor more information, contact the NWP at email@example.com.