Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are composed of STC members with common experiences and interests who share their knowledge with each other and with other STC members. If you are interested in starting a SIG, click here.


The Academic Community supports the professional responsibilities of STC members worldwide who work as educators and researchers in colleges and universities.


The Accessibility SIG serves as a focal point both to help members with special needs achieve their potential and to help ensure the accessibility of technical communication products to end users with special needs.


The STC Agile SIG is a great resource for technical communicators to share their experiences and information on all aspects of Agile implementation. Our members come from a variety of companies and Agile experience levels (from new adopters to mature teams).

Consulting/ Independent Contracting

The Consulting & Independent Contracting SIG serves is a nexus for STC information about practicing TC as an independent consultant.

Content Life Cycle

Using the content life cycle as a focus, the Content Life Cycle SIG addresses three streams that are critical for technical communicators: content strategy, single sourcing, and content management.


Welcome! Bienvenue ! Willkommen! Welkom! Benvenuto! The challenges faced by technical communicators in Europe are often greater than those felt by their colleagues in other regions.

Instructional Design & Learning

The Instructional Design & Learning (IDL) SIG helps STC members design, develop, and implement technical instruction in electronic and classroom settings.

Lone Writer

The Lone Writer SIG works to provide a supportive community and professional resources for lone technical writers.

Policies & Procedures

The Policies and Procedures SIG develops promote the discipline of policies and procedures communication through networking, presentations, publications, and professional support.

Technical Editing

The Technical Editing SIG is a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) that focuses on issues related to technical editing.