The Governor’s School offers a free, two-day summer retreat for English teachers.

During this retreat, teachers will - 

  • Learn successful workshop strategies to effectively incorporate creative writing into the ELA classroom.
  • Develop useful writing prompts.
  • Find out about new reading selections.


Middle and high school English teachers in South Carolina. 


June 10–11, 2019


S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Hotel and accommodations are provided with a $50 deposit (returned upon successful course completion). 

How To Register

To register, contact Carol Baker, director of outreach and community engagement -

About the SCGSAH Creative Writing Program

Designed by professional, practicing writers, the Creative Writing Program offers young writer the opportunity to learn the value of craft, concentrating on sound writing techniques in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and screenwriting. Students learn and evolve in a creative and supportive environment under the daily guidance of published, experienced mentors. Learn more.

About the Governor's School's Outreach Programs

As a part of the Governor’s School’s mission to serve as a resource to teachers across the state, the Office of Outreach provides professional development opportunities to enrich arts education in South Carolina. Learn more.