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Registration form update

Sep 7, 2010   //   by leviahayes   //   Uncategorized  //  3 Comments

Here is a better copy of the conference registration form with the correct dates. Also, we will continue to accept proposal submissions through September 30th! Please send proposals to

Registration for TYCA West 2010 is ready!

Aug 23, 2010   //   by leviahayes   //   Uncategorized  //  2 Comments

tyca-2010-conference-registrationRegistration forms for TYCA west 2010 in Las Vegas are finally ready. Sincere apologies for the delay. I was seriously ill over the summer and had to have back surgery and nerve damage repaired. Almost good as new again. medicated and Motivated! – L Hayes

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 –

Links to Presentations

Nov 7, 2009   //   by rchristiansen   //   Uncategorized  //  No Comments

On the left, “Past Conferences,” see descriptions and links (to many) of the past TYCA-West conference programs. Also, note that this year I have created a link to some of the presentation papers, handouts, and PowerPoints. I’m sure there are more papers/PowerPoints we could put up. Just think of the archive we could build over the years to illustrate the gret thinking going on at TYCA-West. So…if you haven’t emailed me your presentation yet, please do:

Ron.Christiansen (at)


Transportation Information

Oct 8, 2009   //   by rchristiansen   //   Uncategorized  //  No Comments

Information about getting to and from the conference site:

Transportation Information (update)

Transportation Information (older word file if needed)

Transportation Information (docx)

Opening Session and Registration Table

Oct 6, 2009   //   by rchristiansen   //   Uncategorized  //  1 Comment

FYI the conference will begin in Student Center’s Oak Room at the SLCC Redwood campus. There will be a registration table just outside the Oak room. The Student Center is in about the middle of campus, just south from the main visitor parking lot.

7:30-9:00 Breakfast and check in

9:00-11:30 General Session–TYCA business / Keynote: Deborah Holdstein

See you there,


Complete Conference Program

Oct 2, 2009   //   by rchristiansen   //   Uncategorized  //  No Comments

Final TYCA-West 2009 Program

We will have copies of these at the conference for each of you. Hopefully we have everything right. Thanks to all those who submitted proposals and who will help to make this a great conference.

Ron Christiansen

Program Chair, TYCA-West 2009

TYCA-West Awards

Sep 29, 2009   //   by rchristiansen   //   Uncategorized  //  No Comments

Just a reminder that we are still looking for a few good men and women to be nominated for these awards–see the original post below on Sept 11th.



Hotel Shuttle from the airport

Sep 29, 2009   //   by rchristiansen   //   Uncategorized  //  1 Comment

If you are staying at the conference hotel, Chase Suite Hotel, there is an airport shuttle: call 801-532-5511 when you land and the desk agent who answers the phone will let you know when and where to meet the next shuttle

Form For Publishers: TYCA 2010 SLCC/SLC

Sep 25, 2009   //   by rchristiansen   //   Uncategorized  //  No Comments

See the Exhibit Form to reserve a display area at this year’s TYCA.

Ron Christiansen, Program Chair