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: December 7, 2018)

Call for Member of the Fellows Committee (Deadline: January 15, 2019)

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 extended: December 7, 2018.


Call for Applications for Fellows Committee Member

STP is seeking a member who is a current Fellow to serve on the Fellows Committee. Applicants must be a current Fellow for Division 2. The Committee evaluates two kinds of applications for Fellow Status. Applications for initial Fellow status are carefully scrutinized on a set of criteria from APA (see https://www.apa.org/members/your-membership/fellows/apply.aspx). Applications are also received from individuals who are current Fellows in other divisions. The workload is reasonable and service provides an opportunity to become familiar with the work of some of the best and brightest in our field. Please contact:

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

After considering the commitment, please send your CV and a statement of interest to Bruce Henderson at henderson@email.wcu.edu. Deadline for applications is January 15, 2019.


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