What is ERWC?
Students successfully completing the modules develop skills, knowledge, processes, and dispositions in the following areas of academic literacy: reading rhetorically, writing rhetorically, listening and speaking rhetorically, and habits of mind. The modules are aligned with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy (CCSS for ELA/Literacy).
For frequently asked questions and answers about ERWC, view
ERWC Q and A.pdf
What trainings are offered?
High School 4-Day (grade 12)
Middle School (grades 7-8) - $250 fee
Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) Multi-Day Training Series:
For Orange County High School Teachers Only This professional development training will help teachers prepare students to meet college and university expectations. Teachers will learn the what and why about ERWC. To view all available ERWC classes, click
ERWC/High School Four-Day Training
Day 1: August 15, 2017
Day 2: August 16, 2017
Day 3: September 12, 2017
Day 4: October 17, 2017
Day 1: January 11, 2018
Day 2: January 12, 2018
Day 3: February 20, 2018
Day 4: March 23, 2018
On-line pre-registration is required
How do I register for a training?
Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) Middle School Training
This 18-hour professional development training will help teachers prepare students to meet college and university expectations. For more information, click
Who should attend: 7th & 8th Grade ELA/Literacy middle school teachers, coaches, TOSAs, coordinators
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2: 30 p.m.
Cost: $250 (lunch/materials)
Day 1: January 31, 2018
Day 2: March 7, 2018
Day 3: April 5, 2018
Meet the Team
- Chris Street - CSUF Professor of Secondary Education
- Larry Chapa - CSUF Early Assessment Program Coordinator
- Susan Carle - OCDE Language Arts Coordinator
- Karin Foster - OCDE Language and Literacy Coordinator
- Myrtice Salmond, Ed.D - OCDE Secondary School Support Coordinator
- Kimberly Moore - Westminster High School Teacher
- Amber Lund - Segerstrom Fundamental High School Teacher
- Christy Jimenez - Buena Park High School Teacher
- Tyler Shelley - Yorba Linda High School Teacher