Northeast Ohio Society for Technical Communication

Our award-winning community includes a diverse group of 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.

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Code is poetry, but GIFs are divine: developing effective data analytics programs

In September 2019, leading consulting firm, McKinsey, called for the rise of the in-house “analytics academy” to up-skill employees’ data literacy and prepare organizations for the changes from artificial intelligence and automation.

Join us for an intriguing online program meeting on Thursday, February 13. George Mount will share tips acquired for designing effective data analytics training programs after over a year of developing technical content professionally. George develops data analytics curriculum and training programs through his company Stringfest Analytics. Read more about why this matters to us as technical communicators.

This online meeting is FREE to NEO STC members and students. Non-members pay a small fee.

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Hello, My Name is…

Active members of the Northeast Ohio STC community are invited to a special meeting on Monday, Feb. 17, to discuss a proposed name change to ‘Ohio STC’. Following the discussion, NEO members will vote by ballot to accept the proposal that has been approved by the STC Board of Directors.

Your NEO STC officers and board members have approved the new name. We are asking for your support to helps us broaden our geographical boundaries to welcome STC members throughout the state. Presently, Northeast Ohio is the only active STC community in Ohio. Other STC communities, such as Florida and Arizona, have changed from local area to state names. Read more about this special meeting.

All active NEO STC members are eligible to vote. Voting members may vote by proxy executed in writing or electronically. Proxy form and instructions.

Let us know if you’re attending the meeting in-person so we can order food.

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STC 2020 Summit LogoHeading to the STC 2020 Summit?

This is a must-see before you go: Sleepless at the Summit Mini-webinar: Tips, Tricks, and Insights for Maximizing your Summit Experience, presented by Jason Vensel. View webinar recording. Learn more about the Summit at

Lines & Letters Newsletter

Ring in the new year with the January issue of  Lines & Letters. President Tricia Spayer Welcomes 2020. We shine the spotlight on three of our members: Lisa Adair, Laura Fox, and Kevin Halaburda. Plus more! Read the full issue.

Put some extra cash in your pocket–win a $20 Gift Card. Share a tech comm tip. Write a book review. Tell us about a meeting or conference you attended. Send your newsletter submissions to and be entered into a drawing for a $20 gift card. Congrats to Amber Shulman. Her submission to the January issue made her a winner.

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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.

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