Why Join SSWCA?

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Join SSWCA, the only national organization dedicated to Secondary School Writing Centers!

 We welcome members from all of the following:

  • Established Secondary School Writing Centers
  • Brand New Secondary School Writing Centers
  • Postsecondary School Writing Centers
  • Independent parties interested in establishing and/or supporting writing centers in their educational institutions (Administrators, Department Chairs, Prospective Directors, Tutors, etc.)

Annual memberships for each organization will cost $55. 2017-2018 memberships expire on July 31, 2018. All memberships are active for one academic year.

As a Member of SSWCA, your school will have access to:

  • An updated copy of Secondary Schools Writing Centers: A Resource Toolkit.
  • Curriculum ideas for peer tutoring classes or training materials.
  • An updated membership list with contact information
  • Professional support and community
  • Advocacy for sustaining and building legitimacy of peer tutoring centers (liaisons, statistics, and student, teacher and administration testimonials – provided in the Resource Toolkit).
  • The opportunity to submit writing for publication on the SSWCA blog
  • The opportunity to attend SSWCA conferences and events with discounted registration fees.
  • The opportunity to run for an Executive Board position.

Your membership fees cover: accounting assistance; fees required by the state or Federal government; website, newsletter, and mailing costs; operational fees; promotional materials; general materials and supplies; and possible grants for new or underfunded schools and/or tutors to attend CAPTA/SSWCA events.

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