K-12 Writing Centers

The International Writing Centers Association is committed to recognizing and supporting the writing centers that work with our K-12 students. Our organization has a board member representing these writing centers, and we encourage K-12 educators to contact this representative. In addition, we offer a workshop for K-college educators at NCTE each year. We welcome K-12 practitioners and advocates to contribute content, photos, links, research, and resources to this page.

K-12 Links

Links of relevance to K-12 practitioners are available at http://writingcenters.org/links/k-12-writing-center-links/ .

Bibliography of Resources

Compiled by Jenny Jordan, Jenn Wells, and Pam Childers for K-12 writing centers: http://writingcenters.org/resources/bibliography/#k12 .

K-12 Online Writing Centers

Links to K-12 writing center websites can be found at http://writingcenters.org/resources/writing-centers-online/ .

Secondary Writing Centers Wiki

The Secondary Writing Center Resource Wiki is located at http://secondarywritingcenters.wikispaces.com/ .

Secondary Writing Centers Listserv

SSWC is a mailing list for secondary school writing center directors. To subscribe to SSWC-L send an email to LISTSERV@LISTS.PSU.EDU with “subscribe SSWC-L your name” in the body of the message.

Secondary Writing Centers Prezi


Map of Secondary Writing Centers

An interactive Google map, linked here.

IWCA Position Statement on Secondary Writing Centers


Capital Area Peer Tutoring Association (CAPTA)


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