2020 TYCA Conference - National Council of Teachers of English

Starting the Conversation: Transforming Our Profession for a Sustainable Future
The second national TYCA conference is an opportunity for attendees to come together to continue conversations from the 2019 conference and explore strategies for transforming national organizations, our campuses, and our own professional lives for a sustainable future.

The Opening Session will feature a special message from Mike Rose.

Mike Rose is a Research Professor in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. He has taught in a wide range of educational settings—from elementary school to adult literacy and job training programs—and has directed an EOP tutorial center. He is a member of the National Academy of Education and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. His books include Lives on the Boundary: The Struggles and Achievements of America’s Educationally Underprepared, Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America, The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker, Why School?: Reclaiming Education for All of Us, and Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education.


50 breakout sessions, all-day poster sessions, opening session, luncheon, and evening activities.

Conference Schedule

8:00–9:30 am
Opening Session: Transforming Our Profession for a Sustainable Future

9:45–10:45 am
Breakout Session 1

11:00 am–12:00 pm
Breakout Session 2

12:15–1:45 pm
TYCA Luncheon featuring Matt Mendez (ticket can be purchased during registration for $45)

2:00–3:00 pm
Breakout Session 3
Poster Sessions

3:15–4:15 pm
Breakout Session 4

4:30–5:30 pm
Breakout Session 5

5:30–6:30 pm

Questions? Contact tyca@ncte.org