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. Learn more about the NEO STC.

STC’s 2020 Membership Season is Now Open!

STC strives to serve its members each year by identifying and promoting best practices in the field, providing tools to help you advance in your career, and by helping you build your network with like-minded professionals from around the globe.

JOIN or RENEW with STC for 2020 today. And don’t forget to select Northeast Ohio as your chapter!

Need help? This PDF guides you through the process: Renew STC Membership (.pdf)

Upcoming Events

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

November 12 – Networking Lunch: Crave (Akron)

November 14 – World Usability Day: Designing For the Future We Want, sponsored by UXPA Cleveland

Recent Programs

Leveraging Existing Technical Publication Content in an AR World, presented by EAC Product Development Solutions.

See more at Program Meeting Presentations.

Is what you do for a living on the technical edge? Do you have expertise on a topic that you’re just burning to share? Consider sharing with the chapter at an upcoming program meeting! Submit your ideas: Call for Proposals Form

Lines & Letters Newsletter

The September issue of  Lines & Letters features Tricia Spayer’s President’s Column: Embarking on a New Year. If you are pursuing a college degree, or have a college-age child who is, you’ll want to check out how to apply for the STC Student Scholarship. And we shine the spotlight on Amber Shulman and Kelly Schrank. Plus there’s more – read the full issue here.

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.

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.

Ready to join? Contact to get connected.

Learn more about NEO STC Slack group.