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Young Writers’ Conference

A Celebration of Student Writing.

Registration is now closed due to full enrollment


The Young Writers' Conference is for 4th and 5th grade students.

Registration Materials:

School Registration Directions

School Registration Form

Student Registration Form

Acceptable Use Policy for Technology

Grant Wood AEA is pleased to offer the Young Writers’ Conference for 4th and 5th grade students. Accompanied by a teacher from their school, students will attend a guest presentation, three workshop sessions, and will have the opportunity to share a sample of their own writing.

Conference Date:
Monday, May 6, 2024
9:25 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.

In person at Coe College

$15 per student
(limited to 180 students)


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