About Us

Founded in 1974, the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) brings together faculty, administrators, and researchers of technical, professional, and scientific communication.

Our mission is to advance the study and teaching of technical, professional, and scientific communication across the globe.

Organizational Goals

  • Promote programs in technical, professional, and scientific communication
  • Promote research in technical, professional, and scientific communication
  • Develop opportunities for the exchange of ideas and information concerning programs, research, and career opportunities
  • Assist in the development and evaluation of new programs in technical, professional, and scientific communication, if requested
  • Promote exchange of information between this organization and interested parties

The CPTSC website assembles resources, best practices, and tools for practitioners in the field. Our journal and archive of conference proceedings provide platforms for the latest research developments. Our annual meetings offer opportunities to network with professional peers in a format emphasizing roundtable discussions. Our listserv provides connection and community for all of our members. We offer grants and provide information about grant opportunities.

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