Local Teachers Take Part in MSU Writing Project
By Paul Schaumburg, Graves County Schools
MURRAY, KY - Sixteen teachers from western Kentucky participated in the Purchase Area Writing Project at Murray State University during the month of June. The four week long workshop is dedicated to help primary, middle, and secondary teachers in all content areas to build student success in writing by building their own writing skills.
Teachers, leaders, and student worker participating in PAWP this summer and their school district are Debbie Smith/Assistant Director, Jennifer McCafferty (Calloway County), Katy Walls (Calloway County), Layton Batts (Murray Independent), Melissa Bouland (Calloway County), Dr. Debbie Bell/Co-Director (MSU), Jessica Petersen (Christian County), Lisa Wingfield (Mayfield Independent), Kara Boykin (Calloway County), Holly Fuqua (Calloway County), Darrell Grace (Christian County), Jamie Lyles (McCracken County), Dr. Paul Walker/Co-Director (MSU), Ashlie Ezell (Christian County), Shelia Roberts (Calloway County), Sherrie Kirkpatrick (McCracken County), Erin Bugg/Student Worker (MSU), Tony Cardon (Breckinridge County), Guier Millikan (Graves County), and Kelly Hlava (Calloway County).
These teachers will spend the next year on follow-up activities and will join the approximately 525 other teachers trained in PAWP’s twenty-seven years at Murray State University as teacher-consultants for the writing project.