The APAGS Outstanding Professional Development Program Award (Stuart C. Tentoni Award)

This award is designed to encourage students to submit proposals for APAGS' convention programming and to attend and participate in the annual APA Convention.

Sponsor: APAGS

Description
The APAGS Outstanding Professional Development Program Award, made possible through the generosity of Dr. Stuart C. Tentoni, has been awarded on an annual basis since 2001. The purpose of this $500 award is to encourage students to submit proposals for APAGS’ Convention programming at the APA Convention. There is no formal application. All accepted Convention program submissions that meet the eligibility criteria are automatically nominated. The winner is announced following Convention.
Eligibility

The student must be a member of APAGS, the student's presentation must have been accepted by the APAGS Convention Committee, the student must be a primary presenter, the presentation must be on professional development or future training, and the student must agree to attend the convention in person (s/he cannot accept the funds, then send someone else to make the presentation).  Members of the APAGS Committee and APAGS subcommittees are not eligible to receive this award.

How to Apply

There is no formal application for this award. All accepted program submissions that meet the criteria below are automatically nominated to receive this award. To obtain more information about how to submit an APAGS Convention proposal, visit the APAGS Convention Web site. In the case of presentations with more than one principal author or chair, the Committee may decide to divide the prize equally between co-authors/co-chairs.

Past Recipients
2009 

Kevin Kupzyk: MA

2007 

Angela Kuemmel: NOVA Southeastern University

2005 

Anya T. Griffin: Children's Hopsital, LA

2004 

Anya T. Griffin: Children's Hopsital, LA

2002 

Marina Toou-Shams: University of Illinois - Chicago

2001 

Larina I. Kase: Wright State University