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The Two-Year College English Association
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 Submit Nominations for 2003 TYCA Awards!!

TYCA Outstanding Programs in English Award

Nell Ann Pickett Award

TYCA Fame and Shame Awards

 ANNOUNCING 2002 TYCA AWARD WINNERS!!

 
Ben Wiley
, St. Petersburg College, Florida,  is the recipient of  the 2002 Nell Ann Pickett Service Award.  The award is granted each year to an outstanding teacher whose vision and voice have had a major impact on two-year college professionalism and whose teaching exemplifies such outstanding personal qualities as creativeness, sensitivity, and leadership.

 
The first annual TYCA Outstanding Programs in English Awards were presented at the CCCC Convention in Chicago in March, 2002.  Northeast Iowa Community College, Peosta, IA, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, OR, and Westchester Community College for Verizon, Valhalla, NY were recognized for their outstanding programs in English.  Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA, and Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA received honorable mention recognition.  For more information on the winners, click here.   

View 2003 Award Criteria        Printable Submission Form


 
Derek Soles
was awarded the 2001 TETYC Best Article of the Year Award for his article "Grading as a Teaching Strategy" in the December 2001 issue of TETYC.   



        
2002 FAME AND SHAME AWARDS

FAME-- Willard Scott of the NBC Today Show
On April 12, 2001 Scott saluted the 100th anniversary of the community college.

SHAME--March 7, 2002 episode of ER 
Nurse Abby and four doctors were having a personal conversation, and she said she attended Penn State. One doctor replied, "Really?!" Abby retorted, "Did you think I went to a community college because I'm a nurse?"

 

 TYCA REGIONAL CONFERENCES 2002-2003

National TYCA coordinates the work of seven Regionals which serve every section of the United States and many Canadian provinces.  The Regions have a long history of dynamic leadership and successful conferences.

TYCA West

"Adapting to an Uncertain World:  Thinking, Teaching and Reflecting"
October 10-12, 2002
Prospector Hotel
Park City, UT
Contact:  Louise Bown
Proposal deadline:  June 1, 2002

TYCA Pacific Northwest

"English in Transition:  Crossing (Out) Borders"
October 25-26, 2002
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA
Contact:  Sandra Schroeder
                 Brian Patterson
Proposal deadline:  May 30, 2002

TYCA Midwest

"A Gathering at the Waters:  Currents in Language"
October 17-19, 2002
Milwaukee, WI
Contact:  Reggie Finlayson
Proposal deadline:  June 30, 2002

TYCA Pacific Coast/ECCTYC

"The Twelfth Annual California State University Shakespeare Symposium,  now including the California Community College & ECCTYC"
November 15-17, 2002
California State University Dominguez Hills
Carmen, CA
Contact:  Peter Raleigh
Proposals from California Community Colleges only 

TYCA Southeast

"Athens of the South:  Drama, History, Philosophy & Democracy in Our Classrooms"
February 19-22, 2003
Loews Vanderbilt Plaza
Nashville, TN
Contact:  Gloria Reese
                 Claudia House

 

 

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ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

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Designed for your professional development throughout your career

TYCA BREAKFAST 

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Saturday, March 22, 2003
CCCC Convention
New York City

For more info, contact
Sheldon Wrice

 

 TYCA JOB POSTINGS


Post jobs in NCTE's new classified ad section. 

CLICK HERE for jobs specific to two-year colleges.



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