TYCA Associate Chair
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.
Area(s) of Expertise
Committee Member Expectations
Associate Chair: Election as Associate Chair begins a four-year leadership term through which you will spend a year as Associate Chair, two years as TYCA Chair, and one year as Immediate Past Chair.
Time Commitment: During the year as Associate Chair, TYCA governance meetings include a full day at the NCTE Annual Convention and at the CCCC Convention. Further, part of a day at the NCTE Annual Convention will be spent with the College Section Steering Committee, and on conferring with TYCA members about program planning activities. During the convention program review process in January, the Associate Chair may spend up to eight hours online reviewing proposals. The Associate Chair may also make one or two three-day trips to TYCA regional meetings. During the two years as TYCA Chair, you will attend five NCTE governance meetings in addition to the duties described above. These include two days during the NCTE Annual Convention, a day and a half meeting in February (those participating in convention planning remain until Sunday), a three-day meeting in Washington, D.C., in April/May, and another four-day meeting in Urbana in August. As an NCTE Executive Committee member, roughly 10-20 hours may be required between meetings for study, preparation, and decision making. During your term as immediate past chair, your main time commitment will be the TYCA Executive Committee meetings at the NCTE Annual and CCCC conventions.
- Time Commitment: Over 1 year
- Position Type: Elected by TYCA Elections
- Convention travel expected
Questions? Contact NCTECommittees@ncte.org