Announcement Board

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Consider Attending or Presenting at AC

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 are closed. You can still register to attend! 

Keynote Speakers

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

http://teachpsych.org/conferences/act.php

jdtroisi@sewanee.edu


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.
 


APA’s Minority Fellowship Program is accepting applications for the 2018 Psychology Summer Institute (PSI). 

Any advanced psychology doctoral students who has or will have successfully proposed a dissertation before the application deadline and psychologists who are in the early stage of their careers.  This year’s summer program will take place July 8 - 14 at APA’s headquarter in Washington, DC. The online application deadline is May 1.

About the program

PSI provides educational, professional development and mentoring experiences to advanced doctoral students of psychology and psychologists who are in the early stage of their careers. Participants are guided toward developing a grant proposal, postdoctoral fellowship, dissertation, treatment program, publication or program evaluation project. All projects must focus on issues affecting ethnic minority communities. 

Participants will receive one-on-one mentoring on their projects. Expert faculty will present seminars on selected topics such as grant writing, publishing and specific areas of research or service delivery. There will also be opportunities to network with representatives from federal agencies and foundations.

This year, there will be Continuing Education credits offered for a ten of the sessions.

Flyer:  http://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology/institute/announcement.pdf

Main website: http://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology/institute/index.aspx

Apply online:  https://mfpapp.apa.org/

Please direct any inquires to mfp@apa.org.


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