The National Writing Project is the nation’s premier professional development network for the teaching of writing. On their site, you will find information about NWP sites around the country, opportunities for NWP sites and teacher-consultants, and resources about the teaching of writing.
The Indiana Teachers of Writing (ITW) is an organization of teachers working to promote collaborative inquiry into writing instruction in classrooms that nurture writers. ITW is the sponsoring organization for the Hoosier Writing Project. ITW puts on a fall conference as well as smaller, more focused workshops throughout the year.
NCTE is the professional organization of educators in English Studies, Literacy, and Language Arts. Their website contains information on all the interest groups within NCTE, upcoming events, online resources, NCTE journals, and more.
This blog by P. L. Thomas, Professor of Education at Furman University and column editor for English Journal, offers thought-provoking, well-reasoned arguments about teaching writing, literature, and language. It’s well worth subscribing to the blog so you get links to new posts in your email.