SHSU Faculty Contact Information

Bill Bridges,
Department of English
(936) 294-3142

Nancy Votteler,
Assistant Professor of Language,
Literacy, and Special Populations
(936) 294-1138

What does the Sam Houston Writing Project offer?
  • A center dedicated to strengthening the teaching of writing and reading in the schools of East Texas
  • A Summer Institute for teachers in grades kindergarten through college/university
  • Inservice training programs throughout the academic year
  • Resource library of current books, periodicals, and curriculum materials in the teaching of literacy
  • Multicultural approaches to the teaching of literacy
  • Dissemination of information regarding effective practices and research in literacy instruction

Summer Institute

Join us on the Sam Houston State campus during July for a workshop in teaching writing and reading. The Institute, open to all teachers in grades kindergarten through college/university, will carry six graduate credits, which you may count toward your Masters program or for professional development hours.

The Institute is sponsored by two SHSU programs: the Department of Language, Literacy, and Special Populations and the Department of English. The courses for the Institute are RDG 561-01 and ENG 539-05.

A stipend will be provided each teacher invited to participate. The first step is to submit an application Download here: (PDF) (Word)