The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Murphy Writing Seminars Present the
January 17-20, 2014
Stockton Seaview Hotel
Galloway, NJ (Atlantic City area)
Special Offer for South Jersey Teachers
in partnership with the
Southern Regional Institute and ETTC (SRI & ETTC)
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway is a conference where educators hone
their writing skills and expand their teaching strategies. It was
founded on the belief that when writers leave behind the distractions of their
busy lives to gather in an encouraging community, they are able to make
important breakthroughs in their art. Now in its 21st year, the Winter Getaway
will be held at Stockton Seaview Hotel in Galloway, NJ over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.
- Engage with the Common Core Standards by practicing
different types of writing for different purposes and audiences.
- Choose from 17 workshops in poetry, fiction, nonfiction or
memoir where they will read, write, revise and share their
- Enjoy challenging and supportive sessions and insightful feedback.
- Earn 18 hours of PD credit.
Beginning and experienced creative writers are welcome.
We firmly believe that every teacher—no matter the grade level or subject—is a
teacher of writing, and that teachers who write become better teachers of
South Jersey teachers may be eligible to have their districts pay their tuition when they register with ETTC hours.
"The Beginning Your Novel workshop helped me grow as a writer,
teacher and person. I would encourage anyone needing inspiration to
attend whether they consider themselves a writer or not."
~ Jean, Mullica Hill, NJ, ETTC Participant
whether your school, college or organization
participates in Richard Stockton College's SRI & ETTC Consortium.
View the list of participating schools.
Register using ETTC hours by visiting
searching Keyword "Poetry" and completing the registration process. Your
district will be asked to approve your utilization
of ETTC Hours.
Once you are approved, email
with your 1st & 2nd choice of
Getaway workshops and tell
us if you would like to add-on a room
package or tutorial.
If using ETTC hours isn't an option, you can still register
as a traditional participant. You can also email
learn about payment plan options.
The conference will take place over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend, beginning Friday evening and concluding Monday afternoon. Here is a sample schedule, or you may
view the full weekend schedule here.
|9:00 am-12 pm
||Workshops - Choose from 17 workshops in poetry, fiction, nonfiction or memoir. See your choices.
||Lunch & Announcements
||Tutorials & Free Time
5 Reasons You Should Attend
The Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Every teacher is a teacher of writing.
- Teachers who are writers are better teachers of writing.
- Our faculty are gifted writers who are also generous and
- Use what you learn during this intensive weekend conference
to help your students become better writers.
- Earn 18 hours of PD credit.
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-823-5076