Southern California Writing Centers Association


The Southern California Writing Centers Association (SoCalWCA) was created to further the theoretical, pedagogical, and political interests of writing center professionals in the region and to encourage dialogue about writing and learning. The Association is a regional chapter of the International Writing Centers Association. To learn more about the organization, head to the About Us page.

Upcoming Events & News

2019 Tutor Conference

The 2019 Southern California Writing Centers Association Tutor Conference — the organization’s 15th — will be held at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Proposal submission closed Friday, November 2nd, 2018.

Register here (prices increased on January 22, 2019)

2018 Fall Directors Meeting

The 2018 Fall Directors Meeting took place on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Bakersfield College in Bakersfield, California from 11am-3pm. Details such as meeting location, parking, and agenda are posted on the Directors’ Meetings page. Thanks to Kim Arbolante for hosting!

Minutes can be found here.

Top: Pictures from the 2012 IWCA Conference in San Diego
Bottom: Pictures from the 2016 Tutor Conference at Westmont College

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