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Articles wanted for Spring STTACC Chat!

Articles wanted for Spring STTACC Chat!

STTACC Chat is the official newsletter for Staff Training for Technical and Community Colleges association and serves as a voice for all classified staff members. STTACC Chat is published and distributed quarterly to all member colleges and classified staff in the state. Read the latest issue.

STTACC welcomes the opportunity to share training workshops, classes and conferences attended, certifications obtained, and other professional development opportunities geared toward classified staff. All member colleges have a STTACC College Contact who is responsible for gathering and reporting training experiences and resources each quarter. Be sure to email your College Contact by April 13th to have YOUR news published in STTACC Chat!

Are you wondering what types of articles to submit? Feel free to browse through past issues for ideas. Photos are a great enhancement to the newsletter, and just by answering the five W’s (and how) you will have an article in no time.

  1. Who was involved?
  2. What happened?
  3. When did it happen?
  4. Where did it happen?
  5. Why did it happen?
International Woman’s Day

International Woman’s Day

On March 8th, International Woman’s Day the Everett Community College Diversity & Equity Center and Everett Area Members of The P.E.O. Sisterhood International Present:

“Women Helping Women”
An afternoon forum from 1:30 to 4:00 P.M.
Everett Community College, Gray Wolf Hall 156

1. Daphne Robert-Hamilton, speaking “Small Talk Across the Cultures.”

2. Mareldi Ahumada, International Peace Scholarship Recipient from Mexico studying at UW. “Gratefully Finding  My Way in U.S.A.”

3. Christine Orayo Immigrant and mother of two from Kenya speaking on Seeking and Finding Asylum and Educational Support for Three.

4. Ronnie Ann Jones Moving  Up, Out, and Beyond Homelessness

5.  Meagan Gray, a young woman, who has overcome severe bullying and has prepared a poignant, yet heartwarming, power-point talk about her challenges, and decisions in becoming an outgoing and joyfully successful business woman. 

In addition to five inspiring speakers, displays and representatives of Local  Women’s Charitable, Educational, and Service Organizations will present their Projects and Services. The event is free and open to the public. There is ADA accessible ramps in the parking lot. There are no stairs to the event room location and the restroom is on the same floor. For more information email Blake Nakatsu at