Welcome to the STC WDCB Chapter

STC logo with logotypeThe Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) serves members in the Washington, DC metropolitan area (the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland) and the Baltimore metropolitan area (Baltimore, Eastern Shore, and Chesapeake Bay). We also have members who live in West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, California, Canada, and France! The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation for those interested in the arts and science of technical communication. STC is a professional society of content strategists, writers, editors, and others who communicate technical content.

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Chapter Events and News

  • Events and News

    Upcoming Events Calendar

  • Chapter Volunteers Needed

    Volunteer Openings  Updated: 2016-08-30

  • Technical Communication Competition

    Please consider participating this year in the chapter's Summit Competition for Technical Communication.

    Competition News: 28 July 2017

    Deadline: is closed

    International Summit Awards (ISA) judging is completed and announcement letters are being sent to all entrants. Congratulations to all our ISA Competition Winners!

    The STC WDCB Summit Competition for Technical Communication will open in late August or early September.

    • If you'd like to be added to our mailing list for the Call for Entries for future competitions, send a message to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

    Become a Sponsor

    You can be a competition sponsor by donating to help pay for meeting location space, awards celebration expenses, help a student attend the awards celebration, defray the cost to send a BOS entry to the STC international competition, and so on. Read about our Partnership and Sponsorship program. Donate to the competition using PayPal—click the PayPal Donate button.

    Our Sponsors:

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Job Listings

WDCB Jobs Board [check the job listings daily or subscribe to the local RSS feeds]

Join Us!

Why should you join STC and the WDCB Chapter? The WDCB chapter offers opportunities to network with others in your field, to explore your interests, and to expand your education and skills.

STC has the resources you need to help you do your job better and move your career forward. Through education with STC, you can become a Certified Professional Technical Communicator™ (CPTC).

STC Membership Information

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Partnerships & Sponsorships

The STC Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter is always seeking sponsors for our monthly meetings. If you're interested in promoting your business or organization while supporting the tech comm (#techcomm) community in the Washington, DC – Baltimore area, we want to hear from you!

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STC Mission

The Society for Technical Communication advances technical communication as the discipline of transforming complex information into usable content for products, processes, and services. STC serves its members by identifying and promoting best practices in the field and by demonstrating the economic value delivered by technical communicators. By providing lifelong learning opportunities, we help our members develop their skills and competencies so that they may advance in a variety of career paths.

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Last modified: August 12, 2017
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