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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.

Current Service Opportunities in STP:

Call for Members:  Small Grants Partnerships Committee (Deadline:  August 30, 2019)

Call for Applications: Chair, Instructional Resource Award Committee (Deadline:  September 1, 2019)

Additional Opportunities in APA (STP serves as APA Division 2).  Links take you to APA's website:

Call for Nominations:  APA Committee on Early Career Psychologists (Deadline:  August 28, 2019)

Call for Nominations:  APA Task Force on Psychology Major Competencies (Deadline:  August 31, 2019)

Call for Nominations:  APA Fellows Committee (Deadline:  August 31, 2019)

Call for Nominations:  APA Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education (Deadline: August 31, 2019)

Call for Nominations:  APA Committee on Legal Issues (Deadline:  September 27, 2019)

Current Open Calls (may include calls for other APA boards and committees not listed above)

Current Service Opportunities

Call for Members:  Small Grants Partnerships Committee

We are looking for 2 new members to join the Small Grants Partnerships Committee. The primary purpose of this committee is to support small scale projects that help promote excellence in the teaching and learning of psychology.

The term commitment for each of these openings is 3 years (September 2019 - August 2022). It is also important to note that STP encourages applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences. All current members of STP are eligible for these positions.

Anyone interested in serving on this committee can send their CV and a brief cover letter by Friday, August 30th to Dr. Eric Klein at partnerships@teachpsych.org.

Call for Applications: Chair, Instructional Resource Award Committee

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology is now accepting applications for Chair of the six-member Instructional Resource Award (IRA) Committee. Applicants must be members of STP, have completed their Masters degrees, and be willing to commit to a three-year term starting January 1, 2020. Experience as an IRA committee member or grantee is a plus, though not required. Nominations should include a recent CV and a one-page cover letter stating your interest in and qualifications for the position. Please submit applications by September 1, 2019 to Elizabeth Mazur, Chair, STP IRA Committee at ira@teachpsych.org. For more information about the Instructional Resource Award program, visit here.



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