Consider Attending or Presenting at ACT
ACT, the Society for the Teaching of Psychology's 17th Annual Conference on Teaching, will be held October 19-20 in Phoenix, Arizona.
ACT draws teachers and scholars of teaching and learning from all over the country and the world who wish to enrich and enliven their classroom practices.
Proposal Submissions (open from now until April 20, 2018)
The program will include opportunities to share your favorite teaching demonstration, as well as symposia and posters (more details available on the ACT website). The steering committee welcomes submissions that provide recommendations and best practices, professional development opportunities, and findings from the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).
This year we will welcome keynote addresses from David Myers ("Teaching Psychological Science in a Post-Truth Age"), Mitch Handelsman ("Teaching Torture: What I Didn't Do Over My Summer Vacation"), and the President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Sue Frantz ("Changing the World--One Psychology Class at a Time"). See our website for biographies of our terrific keynote speakers.
Registration and Conference Hotel
In addition to accepting proposals for presentations at this time, registration for the conference is also open, including new discounted rates for early bird registrations. You can register for the conference and book your hotel room within our discounted room block as soon as you like on our conference website: http://teachpsych.org/conferences/act.php.
Jordan D. Troisi
Director: STP's Annual Conference on Teaching
Suinn Minority Achievement Program Award: Call for applicants
This award rewards graduate programs in psychology that have demonstrated excellence in the recruitment, retention and graduation of ethnic minority students.
Applications are due May 14th 2018
Colorado Neuropsychological Society Spring Conference
Registration is open for the Colorado Neuropsychological Society Spring Conference on Monday, May 7th.
Dr. Joanna Jacobus will be speaking about the effects of cannabis on the developing brain. The afternoon session will feature a talk by Dr. Brianne Bettcher on biomarkers and clinical phenotyping in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. There is 5.5 APA-approved CEs through a co-sponsorship with the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology.