Institute for Excellence in Writing Workshops

Looking for help in teaching writing to your children? There are a number of workshops this summer that may be of interest to you.

A little about the teacher:

Linda Mikottis, a Special Education Consultant with the Institute for Excellence in Writing, offers writing workshops for students in grades 4-5, 6-8 and high school.  She also offers seminars for parents and teachers.   New classes are always being added.

Linda is an Accomplished Instructor with the Institute for Excellence in Writing and is a certified elementary education and special education teacher.   She has home schooled for the last 13 years.  She and her husband have graduated their oldest children and continue to teach their youngest son at home.

Teaching Writing: Structure and Style

Parent/Teacher Seminar

The only writing method you will ever need to teach writing to students in grades one through twelve!

July 10-11, 2009 in St. John, IN

Registration Deadline: June 26th, 2009

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30p.m.


Harvest Ridge Church Office Building (upstairs meeting room)

9495 Keilman

St. John, IN 46373

Cost: $89.00 Materials fee: $27.00

July 17-18, 2009 in Monee, IL

Registration Deadline: July 3rd, 2009

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30p.m.


Family of Faith Church

6645 W. Steger Rd.

Monee, IL

Cost: $89.00 Materials fee: $27.00

The Teaching Writing: Structure and Style two day seminar, gives you, the teacher, the skills needed to confidently model for your students how to outline and summarize, generate cohesive paragraphs, create stories, produce reports and critiques, develop essays, and put into writing the information hidden in their brains.

Writing Workshops
Registration Deadline: June 8, 2009

Classes available for various grade levels that cover outlines, note taking, narratives, “dress-up” your writing, and other useful tools and tasks.

Class size: Minimum 8, Maximum 15 per workshop

Cost: $75.00 (discounts for additional students in same family)

June 22-26th, 2009 in St. John, IN

For more information or to register contact Linda at or 630-244-5735

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