because writing is revolutionary
The vision of the WITS Alliance is that every American child will have the opportunity to work with a professional writer to develop the tools necessary for success. The Writers in the Schools Alliance (WITS Alliance) is a professional network of literary arts education programs and individuals who serve K-12 students and provide professional development for their teachers.
Members, whether individuals or organizations, engage children in the pleasure and power of reading and writing through long-term writer-in-residency programs in their classrooms. Intensive literary arts instruction enhances the public school environment and gives children the opportunity to develop effective communication and critical thinking skills. As a result students are empowered both emotionally and academically and are better prepared for the future.
The core values of the WITS Alliance are:
Across the nation and around the globe, the WITS approach is helping students become motivated to learn and engaged in their own futures. For more information on the WITS Alliance, please contact Robin Reagler.