Writing Remix

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November 13-14, 2018

Discounts available!

  • Register by October 15 and save $30!
  • For teams of 3+: Save $6 per person.
  • For teams of 10+: Contact our office for a 10% savings.

What's included in the registration fee?

Beyond two days of dynamic instruction, attendees also receive a full color packet of materials featuring handouts from all 30 sessions, private access to exclusive web resources, plus a continental breakfast and lunch each day.

NOTE: Lodging fees and tuition for graduate credit are not included with registration.

Who attends Writing Remix?

  • K-6 General Education Teachers
  • K-12 Special Education Teachers
  • Literacy Coaches & Coordinators
  • 6-12 Language Arts Teachers
  • ELL Teachers
  • Title I Teachers
  • Gifted and Talented Teachers
  • Principals & Assistant Principals
  • MS & HS Content-Area Teachers

 Letter to Your Administrator

Download a template to share with your administrator the benefits of attending the Writing Remix.

Professional Growth Credits

Certified educators can earn professional growth credits for attending a Smekens Education workshop. All workshop attendees receive a certificate of participation for 5.5 hours of professional development for each one-day workshop. Visit our Continuing Education Credit page to learn more.

Illinois-Specific Credit

As an approved professional development subcontractor, Smekens Education is happy to provide all Illinois teachers with state-approved professional development credit for attending this workshop in Illinois.

Graduate Credit


For an additional fee, attendees may earn three nationally accredited graduate-level credits from the Midwest Teachers Institute and their university partner, Colorado State University-Pueblo. These non-degree credits are designed for professional certification renewals and salary step increases. (Check with your district for approval prior to making a commitment.)


Download the syllabus for MTI506--Six Traits of Effective Writing.


Midwest Teachers Institute (MTI) — 3 credits/$375

  • Attendance at both days of the Writing Remix, plus additional coursework related to the workshop, is required for credit.
  • MTI has an exclusive agreement with Colorado State University-Pueblo to provide teachers with an official transcript.
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo is nationally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. MTI courses through CSU-Pueblo are accepted in all 50 states.

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