Northeast Ohio Society for Technical Communication

Our diverse group includes writers, editors, content developers, instructional designers, information architects, illustrators, graphic artists, and more. As one of the most active geographical communities in STC International, we strive to add value to our members by providing a variety of educational and networking opportunities. Learn more about the NEO STC.

* Don’t forget to renew your 2019 STC membership, and select NEO STC for your chapter membership. Join or Renew Now! Students, apply for Membership Funding from NEO STC. *

NEO STC Member Appreciation Picnic

Save the date and be sure to join us for our first ever member appreciation picnic at the Cleveland Metroparks Harper Ridge picnic area on May 16. Celebrate the close of another successful program year, share your ideas for next year, and learn about NEO STC volunteer opportunities! Watch your email for details.

Upcoming Events

Click on an event for more information and to register. Or go to our Events Calendar to see more.

May 16 – NEO STC Member Appreciation Picnic and Officer Elections

May 22 – Networking Lunch: Abuelos’s, Warrensville Heights


2019 STC Summit, May 5-8, Denver, Colorado.
Students – volunteer and receive complimentary registration to the Summit. Details.

Scale the Summit – Making the Most of Denver 2019. View this recorded webinar for some great tips for Summit attendees.

Recent Programs

The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Preparing For an AI World. Presented by Peter “Scotch” Scocimara, Google Cloud Support. Follow Scotch on Twitter @pscocimara.

Redefining the Role of an Information Architect. Presented by Robin Boldt, Rockwell Automation. Presentation (.pdf)

Visit our Program Meeting Presentations page for links to materials from past programs and recordings of our free mini-webinars.

Lines & Letters Newsletter

March Newsletter is Hot Off the Press

What’s New with NEO STC? Find out in our latest issue of Lines & Letters! NEO STC President Bob Young talks about the Three ‘Rs’ for Reinvigorating Our Chapter Membership. Read about the upcoming STC Summit. And  we shine the spotlight on Ben Woelk and Paul Joseph. Check out what else is new in the March Newsletter.

Submit to Win

Have you read something interesting? Have a tech comm tip to share? Tell us about it and be entered into a drawing for a $20 gift card! 

The more articles you submit, the more chances you have to win! Open to NEO STC members and students (NEO STC member or not). Send your newsletter submissions to

Deadlines for upcoming newsletters:

  • April 26 for May issue
  • June 21 for July issue
  • August 23 for September issue
  • October 25 for November issue

Past Newsletters

Use the Newsletter Issues selector on the right to find previous issues of Lines & Letters. Browse our Newsletter Archive for PDF versions of Lines & Letters from 2000 through 2016.

Join our Slack Community

NEO STC Member Exclusive!

Slack is an app where we can have real-time conversations, share thoughts, documents, and photos quickly and easily. Let’s use Slack to engage more and get to know one another!

  • Check out the #chapter-discussions channel to stay up-to-date with NEO STC.
  • Join the conversation about tech comm issues on the #general channel.
  • Post or find job leads on the #jobs channel.
  • Visit the #random channel for entertaining water-cooler banter.

Learn more about NEO STC Slack group.