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 an affiliate organization of the International Writing Centers Association. To learn more about the organization, head to the About Us page.

Recent Events & News

Spring 2024 Writing Center Professionals’ Meeting

Our Spring 2024 SoCal WCA Writing Center Professionals’ Meeting (formerly Directors Meeting) is coming! Please mark your calendars and save the date:

When: Friday, April 12th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where: In-person at Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo

Cost: Registration fee is set at $50

Please register by March 29th here.

Many thanks to our generous host, Debbie Goss, Vice President of SoCal WCA.

2024 Tutor Conference: Friday March 1, 2024 at Bakersfield College

This year’s theme was: “Collaboration, Culture, and Transformation.” Check out the video for more details!

Check out photos from the conference below. Clicking on them will enlarge them:

Fall 2023 Writing Center Professionals’ Meeting

Our Fall 2023 SoCal WCA Writing Center Professionals’ Meeting (formerly Directors Meeting) was held on Friday November 3rd in-person at Concordia University in Irvine. The meeting was a success with many writing center professionals in attendance.

Many thanks to our generous host, Kristen Schmidt, Director of the Concordia Writing Studio.