The International Writing Centers Association, a National Council of Teachers of English affiliate founded in 1983, fosters the development of writing center directors, tutors, and staff by sponsoring meetings, publications, and other professional activities; by encouraging scholarship connected to writing center-related fields; and by providing an international forum for writing center concerns.
Founded in 1989, the South Central Writing Centers Association (SCWCA) is a regional affiliate of the International Writing Centers Association. The purpose of SCWCA is to foster communication among writing center personnel and to provide a forum for professional concerns. Members include directors and staff of writing centers and persons interested in writing centers. SCWCA membership consists of, but is not limited to, individuals from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Texas.