Professional Support

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Professional Development & Writing Support

One-on-one consultation for incorporating/evaluating written assignments

Add a little more writing to your class without adding an overwhelming amount of work. Or are you unsatisfied with writing received from current assignments. A session, or two, with any of the writing initiative “fellows” will help you identify ways to get more out of your assignments, or create new one.

Rubric and discipline-specific activity research and support

Need a writing rubric for a specific assignment? Or want to create an original rubric? Receive individual support preparing the writing portion your rubric.

Classroom visits and guided writing activities

Writing “fellows” will visit your class and assist students with understanding and completing a brief course-related writing activity.

Departmental/Divisional workshops and/professional development

Workshops on professional writing or written communication will help each department improve their standards and understanding of best written communication practices among coworkers and with students.


Writing Initiative Steering Committee members

Kimberlee Andrews-Bingham, Training Coordinator, Workforce Solutions
Kevin Barnes, Industrial Electrical Professor
Ron Davis, English Professor
Ray DeBruler, History Professor
Kelly Frost, Librarian, User Education
Jeffrey Houldsworth, Paraprofessional, The Bridge
David Johnson, English Professor
Elizabeth Kerlikowske, English Professor
Tim Krueger, Industrial Electronics/ Electrical Professor
Craig R. Mack, English Professor
Donald Montgomery, Psychology Professor
Glenda Morling, Social Science Professor
Tom Rose, Open Entry Professor
Matt Samra, English Professor
Lynn A. Smolarkiewicz, Nursing Professor
Andrea Stemaly, Paraprofessional, The Bridge
Liia Thatcher, Nursing Professor
Faith M. Vruggink, Biology, Anatomy, Physiology Professor
Paula Westdorp, Reading and Learning Strategies Professor
Michelle R. Wright, History Professor