Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Get Involved in STP!

If you’re an STP member interested in becoming more involved in STP activities then you’ve come to the right place. STP is committed to providing opportunities to as many of its members as possible to participate in STP initiatives. Whenever there’s a vacancy on a committee, task force, or working group, this will be one of the places where the vacancy is announced. Vacancies will also be announced in the current issue of our online newsletter.  If you have a specific interest or question about any of our initiatives, please visit the STP Leadership page for email addresses of our executive committee members, committee chairs, editors, directors, and coordinators.  Even if there is no current vacancy, you should feel free to contact one or more of these individuals to express your interest in getting involved. 

If you are not a current member of STP, visit our Join page. We welcome anyone interested in the teaching of psychology. 

For all positions, STP encourages applications and nominations from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Call for Chair of the Membership Communication Committee (deadline: November 20, 2018)

Call for Member of STP Membership Committee (deadline: December 1, 2018)

Call for Chair of the High School Psychology Teacher Travel Award (must be a high school psychology teacher - deadline November 30, 2018)

Call for Chair of the G. Stanley Hall / Harry Kirke Wolfe Lecture Series (Deadline: November 30, 2018)

Current Service Opportunities

Call for a Chair of the Membership Communication Committee


STP is now accepting applications for a new chair of the Membership Communication Committee (MCC). This committee is charged with managing STP’s social media presence (on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) and STP’s listserv (Div2PsychTeacher).

Minimum requirements include:

  • STP membership
  • Familiarity with social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Ability to commit to a 3-year term beginning January 1, 2019
  • Ability to coordinate the efforts of and oversee the members of the membership communication committee who actively manage STP’s listserv, Facebook group, LinkedIn group, or Twitter account
  • Ability to respond quickly to social media and listserv issues, including in the evenings and weekends

STP encourages applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Applications should include a CV, a statement of interest, and the name and contact information for at least one reference. The statement of interest should include any relevant social media experience. Send completed applications with the subject “MCC Chair Application” to Anna Ropp at socialmedia@teachpsych.org. Anna Ropp can also answer any questions you may have about this position.

Application deadline: November 20, 2018


Call for Member of  STP Membership Committee 

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology’s Membership Committee (MC) is looking for one new member to replace a member that will be rotating off the committee at the end of this year. The term is three years (2019-2021). The MC is charged with examining ways to increase membership of the STP as well as retention of current members. We are currently helping introduce new members to STP’s resources as well as designing journal inserts to advertise STP resources in the Teaching of Psychology journal. If you are interested in serving, please email Rita Obeid - Chair of the Membership Committee - at membership@teachpsych.org. Please put STP Membership Committee in the subject line. Please send a CV as well as a statement of interest in serving on this committee. Deadline for receipt of applications is December 1, 2018. Position starts January 1, 2019.


Call for Chair of the High School Psychology Teacher Travel Award 

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology is seeking a high school psychology teacher to chair a NEW award for travel for high school psychology teachers to attend psychology teaching conferences or conferences with significant psychology content. The Chair will recruit 3 to 4 members for the committee for this award and work with that committee to refine the award parameters and application deadlines. The term for this position will be three years (2019-2021). The position will begin no later than January 1, 2019. STP encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds.

If you are interested in serving as the inaugural chair of this committee, please send a CV and a statement of interest to Amy Fineburg (afineburg@jefcoed.com). Please use "STP HS Teacher Travel Award Chair" in the subject line. Deadline for receipt of applications is November 30, 2018.


Call for Chair of the G. Stanley Hall / Harry Kirke Wolfe Lecture Series

STP is seeking a member to organize the G. Stanley Hall / Harry Kirke Wolfe (GSH/HKW) Lecture Series. The GSH/HKW Chair works with a committee of members to identify and coordinate speakers to present at regional teaching conferences throughout the year. Details of the position can be found at the bottom of this application. Mentoring will begin in January 2019 and the position will officially begin in January 2020 through December 2022. The current Chair, Scott Bates, and the VP of Programming, Angela Legg, will work with the incoming person and be available to help as needed.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement: STP encourages applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.

After considering the commitment, please send your CV, a statement of interest, and the following information to Angela Legg at alegg@pace.edu. The deadline to apply is November 30th.


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