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Two-Year College English Association

TYCA unites teachers committed to the teaching and study of English in the two-year college, to advancing the profession, and providing a national voice for the two-year college in postsecondary education.

By-Laws of the Two-Year College English Association


Take the Tour of TYCA!

TYCA members, are you ready to take the Tour? Because the Tour is ready for you, featuring highlights from each of the 2011 regional conferences. Sessions that were particularly well-received and are broadly applicable. 

The TOUR of TYCA concludes with voices of National TYCA leaders discussing TYCA past, present, and future:

To discuss these sessions with other TYCA colleagues or to view these sessions at a later date, please visit the TYCA Connected Community.  

4th Annual TYCA National Poetry Month Celebration information coming soon!

Listen to and view original poetry from two-year college English teachers from around the nation from the first three TYCA National Poetry Month Celebrations!

Call for Nominations in the 2012 Elections

The deadline for submitting nominations, by mail, for the 2012 ballots has passed.

The final candidates will be announced in February 2012.  




Research and Scholarship
Revised Edition 



2011 TYCA Awards Announced

Diana Hacker TYCA Outstanding Programs in English Awards
Nell Ann Pickett Service Award
TYCA Fame and Shame Awards
Mark Reyholds TETYC Best Article Award


TYCA Regionals

TYCA is made up of seven regional associations to provide a rich network of conventions and activities for two-year college English teachers.

The Journal for National TYCA Members

Teaching English in the Two-Year College (TETYC) is for instructors of English in two-year colleges as well as for teachers of first- and second-year composition in four-year institutions. TETYC publishes theoretical and practical articles on composition, developmental studies, technical and business communication, literature, creative expression, language, and the profession. Published September, December, March, and May.


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The Norman Mailer High School and College Writing Awards 

TYCA NDoW Gallery
You are invited to contribute to TYCA's Gallery for the National Day on Writing which is now open for submissions on NCTE's National Gallery of Writing website. See NCTE's page on The National Day on Writing for more information.

By-Laws of the Two-Year College English Association and the Regional Associations

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