Who are we?
TYCA (Two-Year College English Association) is an organization under the umbrella of the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) designed for two-year college English teachers. Within National TYCA, there are seven regional TYCA organizations.
TYCA-NE represents and serves the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, D.C., as well as the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec.
What do we do?
TYCA-NE works to foster the intellectual and pedagogical growth of English teachers and administrators in the two-year colleges throughout the northeast region.
Our goals include:
- Defining and exploring issues relevant to the improvement of the teaching of English in the two-year colleges
- Conducting an annual regional conference
- Publishing a newsletter, which features members’ articles, fiction, and poetry
- Encouraging studies and research in the teaching of English in the first two-college years