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.

Attend Convention for Free!

The TSCA Leadership is excited to offer an opportunity for new college/university members to join and attend convention at no cost! Two College professors will be awarded a FREE convention package including 2 nights at the convention hotel in Dallas, registration fees, and a ticket to the Convention Luncheon. Please share the attached application with your faculty members! The deadline to submit applications is September 1, 2015! Applications should be emailed to Melissa Witt at melissawitt2010@gmail.com.

Click here to download the application.


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.


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)


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


The summer version of the TexaSpeaks Newsletter is now available. Check it out on the Newsletter page.
A tentative version of the convention program is now available. Click here to view.
Job announcement posted for Angelo State University. See Jobs page for more details.
2015 Convention

You Matter: The Ripple Effect

Date: October 1-3, 2015
Convention begins on THURSDAY
Location: Dallas, TX

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2014 Convention

Teaching Responsibility in an Irresponsible World

Date: October 2-4, 2014
Location: Lubbock, TX