Texas Speech Communication Association

Welcome to The Texas Speech Communication Association

The Texas Speech Communication Association is the largest state professional communication association in the nation.

Membership

Membership in TSCA is open to any communication educator, communication student, communication consultant, or any individual interested in learning about the field of speech communication. All levels of instruction and areas of interests are represented in the association. The rewards of membership in TSCA include updated professional awareness, networking with other professionals, and exposure to innovation, teaching methodologies, and scholarly works relevant to the discipline of speech communication.

TSCA Mission

The Texas Speech Communication Association is a professional, academic association committed to excellence in communication instruction, student performance, research, scholarly accomplishment, professional service and political awareness. The Texas Speech Communication Association strives to fulfill its responsibilities by providing a variety of quality academic programs and workshops at its annual convention.

TSCA strives to:

 

Tackling the TEKS for Comm. Apps, Speech Comm., and Debate

Debbie Hatton has made the following handout from "Tackling the TEKS for Comm. Apps, Speech Comm., and Debate" convention panel available. Click here to view the Speech TEKS (Draft)

Coachingspeech.com

Jennifer Zinn, one of our own, has created a website designed for speech teachers to share lesson plans, activities, and other ideas that aid in coaching forensic students and teaching communication applications classes. Click on this link to visit www.coachingspeech.com

Mentor List

The Teacher Training Committee has put together a list of coaches that are willing to serve as mentors. Click here to view the list

News

2/22/23
TSCA is hosting a regional conference on Monday, February 27, 2023. Join us next week in Houston! Click here to download the schedule.
2/9/23
The Texas Speech Communication Association invites submissions of scholarly papers and panel presentations by undergraduate and graduate students for its 2023 annual convention. We invite individuals to submit a variety of projects from the Communication Studies discipline, and also from other intersecting disciplines such as Public Relations, Mass Communication, etc. Click here to download the full research call.
1/7/23
The Journal Call for Volume 47, Issue 1 of the Texas Speech Communication Journal has been extended. Submissions are now due February 28, 2023. Click here for the full journal call.
7/19/22
A new Journal Call has been issued for Volume 47, Issue 1 of the Texas Speech Communication Journal. Submissions are due December 31, 2022. Click here for the full journal call.
2023 Convention

A Time to Grow

Date: October 12-14, 2023
Location: Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria
2001 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056-4401

See the Convention page for more details.