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

10/16/20
Join us tomorrow night (Tuesday, November 17) for a continuation of our convention. We have five more panels planned. Click here for details.
10/10/20
We've just wrapped up our 2020 Convention. Thanks to all of the presenters, panel chairs, panel coordinators, district chairs, interest group chairs, and committee chairs for excellent work!
10/10/20
Texas Speech Communication Journal issues a call for Manuscripts for Volume 45, Issue 1. Deadline for submission is March 31, 2021. See the Journal page for more details.
10/10/20
Planning is already underway for our next convention. We will be in San Antonio, Octoer 13-16, 2021. The convention theme will be "The More Things Change..." See the Convention page for more details and the complete call for panels.
2021 Convention

The More Things Change

Date: October 13-16, 2021
Convention begins on THURSDAY
Location:Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade
9821 Colonnade Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78230
(210) 691-8888

See the Convention page for more details.