Month: October 2014

CAPTA Elections: 2014

Thank you to everyone who sent nominations for the open board positions. CAPTA is pleased to welcome our new At-Large Board Members:

♦Susan Frenck, Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax, VA

♦Hannah Baran, Albermarle High School, Charlottesville, VA

♦Stephanie Passino, Hayfield Secondary School, Alexandria, VA

Elections for our Student Representative board positions will be open from today until Friday, November 7. Tutors, directors, and administrators from any CAPTA member school may vote (your school can become a member by clicking here). Individuals should only vote once. Please read the personal statements carefully before making a choice.

The link to the ballot was sent out to all CAPTA members. Please use the link provided to cast your vote.

The new student representatives members will be notified via email and officially announced at the CAPTA-IWCA Gathering at NCTE on Thursday, November 20.

Conference Report: The 2014 CAPTA Tutor Leader Summit

On Saturday, September 27, the Edison Writing Center (EWC) and its directors, Amber Jensen and Liz Trentacoste, hosted the first ever CAPTATutor Leader Summit. Over 60 high school writing center tutor leaders, hailing from 13 secondary school writing centers in the Capital area attended this conference.

Check out our conference report and the tutor-created presentations, their abstracts, and their Prezis and PowerPoints under our Tutor-Created Writing Center Resources page.

Thank you to all who attended the conference! We are excited to collaborate across writing centers again in the future!

Capta tutor leader summit 3