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TYCA Regions and Conferences

TYCA Regionals

The seven TYCA regional associations provide a rich network of conventions and activities for two-year college English teachers.  Click on the regional association to go to their website.

The conference dates, themes, contact persons, and deadlines are listed below. For specific information, please contact the regional program chair.



TYCA Midwest

Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Manitoba

"Welcome to Akron: Where the Rubber Meets the Road"
October 17-19, 2019
University of Akron
Akron, OH
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TYCA Northeast

Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec

"Lighthouse in a Storm: Shining a Beacon on Student Success"
October 24-26, 2019
Westin Portland Harborview
Portland, ME
Contacts: Dianne Fallon,; Mike Bove,
For additional information, go to:

TYCA Pacific Coast/ECCTYC


Next meeting is scheduled for October 2020
For additional information, go to:

TYCA Pacific Northwest

Alaska, Northern Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alberta,
British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory

"Community: Nurturing Deep Connections on Our Campuses, in Our Classrooms, and in Our Writing Centers"
April 26-27, 2019
Yakima Valley College
Yakima, WA
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TYCA Southeast

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

"Dare to Dream: Building Bridges -- Paving Pathways
February 14-16, 2019
Peabody Hotel
Memphis, TN
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TYCA Southwest

Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

"Reinvigorating the Public Sphere"
October 24-26, 2019
Long Star College, Montgomery 
The Woodlands, TX
Contact: Bruce Martin, 
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Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Southern Idaho, Wyoming

"The Work of Community Colleges"
October 11-12, 2019
Truckee Meadows Community College
Reno, NV
Contacts: Rob Lively,; Cheryl Cardoza,
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