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


TYCA Midwest
"Think, Write, Grow"
October 11-14, 2012
Holiday Inn Downtown
Lincoln, Nebraska
Contacts: Carolee Ritter,
                   Jeanine Jewell,
Proposal Deadline: May 15, 2012
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TYCA Pacific Northwest
October 12-13, 2012
Highline Community College
Des Moines, Washington
Contacts: Dodie Forrest,
                   Jeffrey Klausman,
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"Alterations: The Future of Two-Year College English Departments"
October 19-20, 2012
Salt Lake Community College
Salt Lake City, Utah
Contact: Louise Bown,
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TYCA Northeast


TYCA Pacific Northwest

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

October 7-8, 2011
Yakima Valley Community College
Yakima, Washington
Contacts: Dodie Forrest,
     Jeffrey Klausman, 
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Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Southern Idaho, Wyoming

"Transitioning Into and Out of Academe: Thinking and Writing for College Students"
October 7-8, 2011
Mesa Community College
Mesa, Arizona
Contact: Shelley Rodrigo,
     Lutfi Hussein, 
Proposal Deadline: August 15, 2011 
For additional information, go to:

TYCA Pacific Coast/ECCTYC


"Meeting in the Margin: Discourses on Reading and Writing"
October 20-22, 2011
Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport
Burlingame, California
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TYCA Southwest

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

"Exploring New Worlds"
October 27-29, 2011
South Shore Harbour Resort
League City, Texas
Contact: Michael Gos,  
Proposal Deadline: May 1, 2011
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TYCA Northeast

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

"Teaching in a Tidal Space: Navigating the Ebb and Flow of Student Teaching"
November 3-5, 2011
Eastland Park Hotel
Portland, Maine
Contact: Jessica Smith, 
Proposal Deadline: April 15, 2011
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TYCA Southeast

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

"Writing across the Community College" (tentative theme)
February 22-25, 2012
Windham on the Oceanfront
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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