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Minnesota Secondary Writing Centers Summit

The Minnesota E-12 Writing Center Collective will be hosting the first-ever Minnesota Secondary Writing Centers Summit to be held Friday, April 13, 2018, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, at Shattuck St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN. Student writing coaches/tutors/consultants in grades 6-12 are invited to participate as attendees and as presenters.

Teachers: register your school by Friday, March 16, on our school registration form.

Students: submit the final draft of your proposal by Friday, March 16, through our proposal submission form.

Want to see what a proposal looks like?
Sample 1: roundtable session
Sample 2: workshop session

Are you an administrator or a teacher interested in starting a writing center who would like to come to the Summit? Please contact Kirsten Jamsen at

Summit Organizing Committee

Marie Hansen (Burnsville High School)
Krista Hitchcock (Minnetonka High School)
Kirsten Jamsen (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
Robert Maas (Armstrong High School, Robbinsdale)
Laura Newton (Hastings High School)
Kristen Nichols-Besel (Bethel University)
Shannon Puechner (Minnetonka High School)
Laura Stelter (Shattuck-St. Mary's School)
Jasmine Kar Tang (University of Minnesota)


Contact Kirsten Jamsen at