Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training

This award recognizes psychologists for evidence-based applications of psychology to education.

Deadline: June 1, 2015; June 1, 2016

Sponsor: Board of Educational Affairs

Eligibility

In order to be considered for this award, the candidate must demonstrate a contribution to new teaching methods or the solution of learning problems through the use of research findings or evidence-based practices. Particular emphasis will be placed on the use of psychological knowledge to improve learning in educational settings (including pre-kindergarten to 12th grade), and/or in communities.

How to Apply

All nominations must include a letter of nomination citing the award for which the nomination is made, and outlining the contributions of the nominee. All nominations must include:

  • A letter of nomination.

  • Two letters of support.

  • A curriculum vitae.

Send nominations and supporting materials to:

Sharon Leiss
Education Directorate
American Psychological Association 
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Past Recipients
2013

Jane S. Halonen

2012

C. Cybele Raver

2011

Arthur Graesser

2010

Michael Cole

2009

Richard Lehrer

2008

Richard E. Mayer

2007

Lauren B. Resnick

2006

No award given

2005

Cal D. Stoltenberg

2004

Emil R. Rodolfa

2003

David W. Johnson

2002

Virginina Andreoli Mathie

2001

Alan M. Lesgold

2000

Roger P. Weisserg

1998/1999

Nadine M. Lambert