STP Reports and Documents

Current Bylaws, Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

Executive Committee Meetings and Teleconferences

EC Meetings
The link above contains records from past Executive Committee meetings, teleconferences, and discussions:
    • Agenda books from meetings and teleconferences, organized chronologically in folders for the 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, and 2020s
    • Minutes from  Executive Committee meetings and teleconferences from 1989 through 2019 organized chronologically in a single PDF
    • Minutes from  Executive Committee meetings and teleconferences from 2020 through the present organized chronologically in a single PDF
    • A repository of discussions, organized by year and month, from STP's Extended Executive Committee electronic discussion lIst (abbreviated TOPEC, an acronym for Teaching of Psychology Executive Commitee).  This discussion list was created in September 1999 on Kennesaw State University's Listserv and was disbanded in June 2015 as a result of the Executive Committee's decision to move all electronic discussion lists to APA's Listserv.  

Annual Business Meetings

Business Meeting Minutes (1990-2020)
The link above contains the minutes from past Annual Business meetings from 1990 through 2020 available in a single PDF and individually for each year.  The minutes from meetings in 1994-1998  and 2000-2001 are currently missing and will be added if located.  There is also a folder that contains materials shared during the business meetings from 2016 through 2020.

Presidential Task Forces and Reports 

Task Force Reports (2008-2019)
The link above contains a repository of Presidential Task Forces from 2008 through 2019.  Each document contains one or more of the following:

  • A record of the initial charge to the task force
  • Updates from the task force (e.g., if their work is not yet complete)
  • Report(s) from the task force
  • Records of EC discussions and votes on the task force's recommendations
  • Resources that resulted from the work of the task force

Here is a list of the task forces that appear in the repository.

  • 2019 President Rick Miller
    Diversifying Membership (Charge, Update, Report, EC Discussion)
    Mentoring Teachers and Civic Engagement Awards (Charge, Announcements during inaugural year)
    Promoting (Improving) Undergraduate Research (Charge, Update, Report: Cover Letter and Resource)
    SoTL: Evidence-Based Teaching (Charge, Update)
    STP Program Evaluation (Charge, Update)
    Teaching Tips Revised (Charge, Update)
    Two E-books (Charge)

  • 2018 President Sue Frantz
    Re-Envisioning Introductory Psychology (Charge, Update)
    Promoting the Value of the Psychology Bachelor's Degree (Charge, Update)
    Restructuring the STP Graduate Student Teaching Association (Charge, Report, Vote)

  • 2017 President Ken Keith
    Psychology in American Colleges and Universities:  The Nature of the Pipeline (Charge, Updates)

  • 2016 President Janie Wilson
    International Outreach (Charge, Report, Updates, Vote)
    Teaching Psychology in the Community (Charge, Report, Update, Vote)

  • 2015 President Suzie Baker
    Core Concepts for Introductory Psychology (Charge, Report, Update, Vote)
         (in collaboration with APA Division 1:  General Psychology)
    MCAT-related Teaching Resources (Charge, Update)

  • 2014 President Eric Landrum
    National Advocacy for Psychology Undergraduates (Charge, Report)
    Skills Matter (Charge, Report
    The Power of Story (Charge, E-book)
  • 2013 President Victor Benassi
    Note from President Benassi (No task forces)

  • 2012 President Norine Jalbert
    Documenting Department Benchmarks (Charge)
    Documenting Teaching Competencies (Charge, Report, Vote, Update)
    Statistical Literacy (Charge, Report, Vote, Update, Resource)

  • 2011 President Regan Gurung
    Advancing Pedagogical Science (Charge)
    Empowering Teachers (Charge, Report, Vote; refer to 2012 Working Group on Mentoring)
    Model Teaching Competencies (Charge, Report, Votes; continued as 2012 Documenting Teaching Competencies)
    Strengthening Psychological Literacy

  • 2010 President Dana Dunn
    Identifying Best Practices for Employing Part Time Teachers of Psychology (Charge, No report)
    Identifying Best Practices for Employing Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (Charge, Reports, EC Discussion)
    Integration of New STP Bylaws into Procedures Manual (Charge, Reports, EC Discussion, Vote)
    High School Teachers and the Blueprint Book/Project (Charge, Report, Vote)
    STP Media (Charge, Report, EC Discussion)
    Emerging Scientific Advances and the Teaching of Psychology (Charge, Report, EC Discussion)
    Exploring Interdivisional Connections with Divisions (Charge, Report, EC Discussion, Vote)
    STP Members as APS Fellows (Charge, Report, Vote)

  • 2009 President Janet Carlson
    Targeted Membership Recruitment (Charge, Report)
    Member Involvement (Charge, Reports)
    Interdivisional Relationships (Charge, Report, Vote)
    Communication (Charge, Report, Vote)
    STP Awards (Charge, Report, Vote)
    Electronic Rules of Order (Charge, Report, incorporated into Policies & Procedures Manual)

  • 2008 President Maureen McCarthy
    Unification (Charge, Report, Vote)
    Resources (Charge, Report, Vote)
    Restructuring (Charge, Report, Proposed Bylaws Revisions, Votes)

Working Group, Ad Hoc Committee, and Long Range Planning Committee Reports

Reports from STP's Representatives to APA Council

Treasurer Reports & Forms

Past Bylaws, Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines 

  • Past Bylaws
    2021   2020     2018     2017     2014     2013     2012     2009     2006     1999     1996     1995     1983     1980
    Note:  We have not yet located bylaws prior to 1980.  We will add these documents as they become available.
    Proposed Bylaws Revisions
    The following documents contain proposed bylaws revisions as formally presented to membership for a vote. We have not yet located the version of the bylaws that resulted from the proposed revisions in 1977.
    2021   2020   2019 (first reading at ACT 2019; no second reading because ACT 2020 was held virtually; included in 2020 revisions)   
    2017   2016   2014   2013   2012   2008   2006   1998   1996   1995   1991   1989   1983   1980   1977

  • Past Policies and Procedures Manuals
    2020     2019     2018     2017     2016     2015     2014     2012   2011
    The Policies and Procedures Task Force submitted the following documents to President Dana Dunn upon completion of the work of the task force.  Note to President Dunn     Draft P&P Manual 2010
  • Past GSTA Policies and Procedures Manuals
    2017     2010
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