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Why join or renew?

  • You will be a member of a great community of teachers!
  • You will receive print issues of STP's journal: Teaching of Psychology (ToP).
  • You will have online access to back issues of ToP from the SAGE Publishing website.
  • You will have access to members-only web pages.
  • You will be eligible for STP's awards/grants and discounted registration for STP's Annual Conference on Teaching.
  • View more member benefits here.
  • Read PLEASE NOTE (at right) for important member information.

How much does this cost?

  • Psychology teachers (and support staff): $25
  • Students (post-doctoral, graduate, or undergraduate): $15
    (Note: Postdocs must use this form to join or renew at the student rate)
  • Retirees: $15
    (Note: Retirees must use this form to join or renew at the retiree rate)

How do I join or renew?

  • STP (APA Division 2) has arranged with APA's Service Center to receive and process all new and renewing memberships.
  • To join STP: Follow the directions in the column at right.
  • To renew:  All STP members will receive an annual notice from APA to renew their division(s).  This is the fastest and most direct way to renew your STP membership.  Or you may follow the directions in the column at right.
  • Members of APS may join STP via APS.  The fastest and most direct way to renew STP is through the APA renewal notice.  APS member may also renew STP when paying APS dues, but please do so before October 31 to avoid delays in processing your STP renewal notice.  Also, please be careful not to pay twice for STP membership. 

How do I update my name, mailing address, or email in the membership directory?

  • Contact APA's Service Center by email at or phone (1-800-374-2721 or 202-336-5580).

  • If you are subcribed to any of STP's listservs, you may update your email address by visiting here

For questions about STP or your membership:


You do not have to be an APA member to join STP.  We are currently processing new memberships and renewals for 2020.  Read PLEASE NOTE below for additional member information.

To join STP:  As Division Two of APA, we use APA's Service Center to process our memberships and maintain our official membership records.  APA is updating its online system for processing division memberships in January 2020.  During this update, you may join or renew in STP (APA DIvision Two) by contacting the APA Service Center (1-800-374-2721 or 1-202-336-5580) or by using this form.

To renew:  If you are an APA member and already joined Division 2 (STP),  please visit to renew (retirees and postdocs, use this form to get the $15 rate)
If you are not an APA member, you can renew by following the directions above for joining STP.

We're glad you're part of the STP Community!


  • Our official membership records are maintained at APA's Service Center.  The membership directory available on the STP website may contain inaccurate or outdated information.  
  • MEMBERSHIPS ARE FOR A CALENDAR YEAR (January 1 through December 31). 
    Dues paid before APA's annual convention in August are retroactive to January 1; you will receive back issues of ToP for that year.
    Dues paid after the start of the APA convention and before December 31 will apply to membership in the following year.  Those who join from August to December will receive complimentary access to members-only materials on STP's website and to online issues of the journal; see NEW MEMBERS below:
  • NEW MEMBERS:  It may take 30 days before APA updates the online STP membership directory and sends your information to SAGE Publishing for online access to our journal, Teaching of Psychology.  If you would like quicker access to member-only materials on STP's website, please forward confirmation of your dues payment to
  • Renewal notices are sent to members in October.  Please renew before October 31 to avoid delays in processing your renewal.
  • As a division of APA, we adhere to APA’s Privacy Policies with respect to Member Information.
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