Call for Papers for TYCA west Las Vegas 2010

Apr 13, 2010   //   by leviahayes   //   Uncategorized  //  2 Comments

2010 TYCA-West Conference – Call for Proposals


October 8-9, 2010
Las Vegas, Nevada

The National Council of Teachers of English, Two-Year College Association-West invites participation from everyone who desires practical, hands-on ideas for teaching. The theme for the October conference centers on Entering the Conversation: “Creating Actionable Knowledge.”

Each year, the conference will focus on a particular theme. While proposals that address the theme are especially welcome, other proposals will be considered that address relevant topics and issues. Of particular interest are hands-on, active presentations that encourage audience participation and discussion.

Please submit:
A cover page that includes the title, speaker/s, email/s, and phone number/s of all involved, along with a brief 40-100 word description of your presentation and the format of the presentation (panel/workshop/lecture/paper reading). The time for all presentations, regardless of format, is 1 hour and 20 minutes. Only one copy of this information need be submitted.

Proposals should be postmarked by August 15, 2010. Send to:

Levia Hayes, TYCA-West Chair
College of Southern Nevada
English Department – W2D
6375 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146

You may also email your proposal to:

For more about the conference contact:

Levia Hayes, TYCA-West Chair –
John Ziebell, Program Chair for the Conference –
Brad Waltman, Nevada Representative –


  • I am already registered to attend the conference in October. I was asked to show the workshops that will be offered, but thus far I am unable to locate the information. Could you please let me know when these will be available and how to locate the site?
    Thank you for your assistance.
    Sharon Tash

    • We are working on the schedule now, and a tentative schedule will be posted by Tuesday, Sept. 28 or sooner. I certainly understand your concerns.

      Professor Levia DiNardo Hayes Assistant Department Chair – English Cheyenne Campus College of Southern Nevada 702-651-4026

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