The Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association

Welcome to MAWCA

Founded in 1988, MAWCA is a "regional affiliate" of the International Writing Centers Association. Our region comprises New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and the greater metro District of Columbia region, including Northern Virginia.

MAWCA's mission is to provide networking and professional development opportunities to writing center professionals (both peer tutors and directors) through our annual spring conference and regional events and workshops.

Welcome to MAWCA

If you want to join MAWCA, simply click here to join. Membership is only $7.00. Center directors may also join for $25.00 and enroll as many staff as desired. 

Note: Center directors, please contact if you wish to remove center members.

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Non-Members Can Now Subscribe to Our Monthly Newsletter

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2018 New Directors' & Writers' Retreats

MAWCA is now accepting applications for its 2018 spring New Directors' Retreat (held June 10-11), as well as its Writers' Retreat (held June 10-15). Both retreats afford meaningful professional development opportunities. From networking with colleagues to taking time for research or developing new projects for your writing center, enjoy community-building at Pendle Hill this June with MAWCA. Learn more about what participants are saying about the New Directors' Retreat hereInquire about scholarship opportunities.

The deadline for retreat registrations is April 2, 2018.

MAWCA is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt public charity. 
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