January/February 2009

Division News

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Serving on CODAPAR can be a rewarding experience for those with an interest in the divisions. A term on CODAPAR is 3 years. The APA Board of Directors appoints members to CODAPAR based on the slates recommended by the current committee.

APAGS News

This $1,500 cash award recognizes a Division of APA for superior performance in promoting graduate student development, involvement, and joint APAGS/APA Division membership. This award is funded by APAGS.

Foundation News

Awards and Grants Applications Being Accepted

From the Education Directorate

CPSE and University of Virginia (UVA) researchers travelled to Chicago from December 11-12, 2008 for their first meeting with the Illinois Math and Science Academy (IMSA) regarding the Study of the Impact of Specialized Public High Schools of Science, Mathematics, and Technology.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The Public Interest Directorate’s Office on Socioeconomic Status is pleased to announce its entry into a five-year $1.75 million cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (CDC/DCPC).

From the Science Directorate

The APA Science Directorate is pleased to sponsor four Advanced Training Institutes in the summer of 2009. These intensive training programs are hosted each summer at major research institutions across the country.

From the Practice Directorate

The American Psychological Association (APA) Practice Directorate is disseminating a new guide to Cultural Awareness for Public Education Campaign (PEC) and Disaster Response Network (DRN)members.