Welcome to CAPTA

The Capital Peer Tutoring Association is thrilled to announce our keynote speakers for this year’s conference CAPTA 2017: People, Purpose, and Passion to be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 in Arlington, VA!

We welcome Jeffrey Austin, founder-director of the Skyline High School Writing Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan and current IWCA Secondary School Representative, and Christine Modey, Peer Writing Consultant Program Director at the Sweetland Center for Writing at the University of Michigan, to share with all conference participants their experiences around meaningful collaboration across secondary school and university writing center sites. Read more about the keynote speakers here.

Registration for the conference closes on November 10th!

Please also view our conference schedule.


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The Capital Area Peer Tutoring Association (CAPTA) exists to build community among secondary school writing and learning center directors, tutors, and partners; promote advocacy for peer-driven programs that transform schools by empowering student leaders; and support development and sharing of local resources for new and existing centers in the greater Washington, DC, area.

Learn more about who we are, join our organization, learn more about CAPTA events for tutors and writing center directors, read our blog, discover resources to help build and sustain your writing center, or like us on Facebook.

Questions? Contact us: capta.connects@gmail.com

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