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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 TYCA regional associations also invite proposals for their 2008-2009 conferences. 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

"Forward: Writing Our Future"
October 1-3, 2009
Madison Concourse Hotel, WI
Contact: Sarah Johnson,
Proposal Deadline: June 1, 2009
For additional information, go to:

TYCA Pacific Northwest

Alaska, No. Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington; Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory

"Sustainability and Renewal"
October 9-10, 2009
Portland Community College, Cascade Campus, OR
Contact: Samm Erickson,
Proposals Deadline: May 1, 2009
(Proposals received by March 1st will be entered into a drawing for a free room at the 2009 4Cs Convention.)
For additional information, go to:


Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, so. Idaho, Wyoming

“Point and Counterpoint: Converging Fugues"
October 9-10, 2009
Salt Lake CIty, UT
Contact: Ron Christiansen,
Proposals Deadline: May 15, 2009
For additional information, go to:

TYCA Pacific Coast (ECCTYC)


"ECCTYC 2009: Pathways to Community"
October 22-24, 2009
Hilton Hotel, Pasadena, CA
Contact: Corinna Evett,
Proposal Deadline: TBD
For additional information visit:


TYCA Northeast


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

"Navigating Change in College English"
October 16-18, 2008
Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center, NJ
Contact: Karen Dagostino, or
             Laurie Lieberman,
Proposals Due: June 1, 2008
For additional information, go to:
For hotel information, go to:

TYCA Southwest

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

"Elephants in the Room: Tensions in Higher Education
        (and Possible Resolutions)"
October 30-November 1, 2008
Sheraton Hotel Downtown, Oklahoma City, OK
Contacts: Dave Charlson, or
               Bertha Wise,
Proposals Due: June 1, 2008
For additional information, go to:

TYCA Southeast

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

“Diverse Voices: Gateway to the World”
February 18-22, 2009
Greensboro Marriott, Greensboro, NC
Contacts: Thad Cockrill, or
               Barbara Taylor,
Proposals Due: September 2008
For additional information, go to:


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