2021: Wahpeton, ND - Theme: "You Are Here; Now What?"
2020: Cedar Rapids, IA - Theme: "Creative Crossroads."
2018: Indianapolis, IN - Theme: "Educators on the Edge."
2017: St. Paul, MN - Theme: "Cultivating Curiosity."
2016: St. Louis, MO - Theme: "Get Off Your Apathy: How does Embracing Civic, Social, and Pedagogical Change CHANGE You as a Teacher?"
2015: Overland Park, KS - Theme: "What's Your Asterisk?"
2014: Grand Rapids, MI - Theme: "Teaching as Art: Practical Creativity and Measurable Innovation."
2013: Normal, IL - Theme: "Beyond Normal: Teaching Writing in New Spaces."
2012: Lincoln, NE - Theme: "Think. Write. Grow."
2011: Columbus, OH - Theme: "Your Life is a Book, and Every Day is a Page."
2010: Des Moines, IA - Theme: "Harvesting Talent."
2009: Madison, WI - Theme: "Forward: Writing Our Future."
2008: Duluth, MN - Theme: "Navigating Open Waters."
2007: Chicago, IL - Theme: "Open Roads, Open Skies, Open Minds."
2006: St. Charles, MO - Theme: "Crossing Bridges: Encouraging Transitions and Transformations."
2005: Omaha, NE - Theme: "Wide Open Spaces: Exploring the Landscape of Imagination, Community, and the English Classroom."
2004: Peoria, IL - Theme: "Now Playing in Peoria: Teaching English as a Scholarship."
More information in document to the right --->
Can't make it to the midwest region every year?
Here are the other TYCA regions' sites:
Southeast = http://www.tycase.org/#about
Southwest = http://tycasw.org/wp/
Pacific Northwest = http://www.tyca-pnw.org/
West = http://tycawest.org/
Northeast = https://www.tycanortheast.org/
And the overview of what states are involved in each region: http://www.ncte.org/tyca/regionals.
Below: A conference cheat sheet that contains more than just TYCA.