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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,
Proposal 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,
Proposal 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: July 22, 2009
For additional information visit:

TYCA Southwest

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

"Bridging the Gaps for Student Success"
October 29-31, 2009
Little Rock Hilton, AR
Contact: Angie Macri, or
               Amy Baldwin,
Proposal Deadline:  June 1, 2009
For additional information, go to:

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

"Working Together: Collaborations Within and Beyond the Classroom"
November 12-14, 2009
Hyatt Harborside, Boston, MA
Contacts: Jennifer Seelhorst, or
                   Christine Ruggiero,
Proposal Deadline: May 30, 2009
For additional information, go to: 

TYCA Southeast

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

"Chattanooga Choo Choo!: A Southern Literary Journey"
February 25-27, 2010
Location to be determined.
Contacts: Lois Reynolds, or
                  Joel Henderson,
Proposal Deadline: November 1, 2009.
For additional information, go to:


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