EBSTC wishes all of its members success and prosperity in 2018.
President’s Message: Reflection, TC Camp, and Elections
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October 5: The Education of a Tech Writer [recap]
November 7: E Pluribus Unum — Out of many deliverables, one story [recap]
December 7: Holiday Party at the Brass Door
It’s time to renew your STC and East Bay chapter membership…the renewal period is closing soon, and we want you to stay with us as a member of our value-adding, award-winning community!
Nicki Davis suggested this Presidents’ meeting because she believes all the Northern California chapters can benefit from reigniting the regional cooperation that has been largely missing since Region 8 was disbanded over 10 years ago*. We are also facing a decision regarding the Touchstone competition because Richard Mateosian and Patrick Lufkin would like to retire. Continue reading
This year’s Touchstone technical communication competition is upon us. The deadline for entries is Saturday, October 7, 2017, 2 p.m. See entry forms and detailed entry instructions.
I’m on my fourth career. I started as an aerospace engineer, taught myself Visual Basic and became a programmer/analyst, got a master’s in education and briefly flirted with becoming a math teacher, and then decided to check out this thing called “technical writing.”
The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District has revealed their plan to enrich the annual district-wide science fair (Science Odyssey) for grades 1 to 12 to include a separate award for notebook quality starting in 2018. This reflects the integration of literacy and science activities that the East Bay STC chapter has supported for many years. A future newsletter article will discuss how this notebook award rolls out as details become available.