The Borderlands Writing Project (BWP), formerly the New Mexico State Writing Project, is an affiliate site of the National Writing Project. The BWP serves educators in Las Cruces and El Paso, as well as across the southwestern borderlands of New Mexico. We provide teachers opportunities to explore their own writing, investigate how they teach and assess writing, and reflect on how their students learn to write and how writing helps learning in all areas. In addition, the writing project support educators in diverse, supportive, professional communities where other dedicated teachers share their triumphs and struggles.

For more information, contact BWP Director Patti Wojahn at

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