Expository Reading and Writing Course

​​​​​​​​​​​​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 CA State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy (CCSS for ELA/Literacy).​

To learn more about ERWC, click here to download the ERWC Q and A.pdf.


Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) Multi-Day Training Series:

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 here.


ERWC/High School Four-Day Training

Cohort B
Day 1: January 14, 2020
Day 2: January 15, 2020
Day 3: February 19, 2020
Day 4: March 4, 2020
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How do I register for a training?


  • Chris Street - CSUF Professor of Secondary Education
  • Karin Foster - OCDE Language and Literacy Coordinator
  • Jennifer Beall - OCDE ERWC Facilitator
  • David Cagley - Fullerton Union High School Teacher
  • Christy Jimenez - Buena Park High School Teacher
  • Kimberly Moore - Westminster High School Teacher
  • Tyler Shelley - Yorba Linda High School Teacher