NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE EDUCATION DIRECTORATE

2010 APA TOPPS Excellence in Teaching Awards call for nominations

The purpose of this award is to provide an opportunity for TOPSS to recognize outstanding teachers in psychology

The purpose of the APA TOPSS Excellence in Teaching Awards is to provide an opportunity for TOPSS to recognize outstanding teachers in psychology. There will be up to three annual awards. Teachers of high school psychology who are selfnominated or nominated by a colleague, supervisor, student or administrator are eligible.

Winners will receive:

  • a framed certificate, an award, a cash prize of $300; 

  • the ActivePsych CD series (generously donated by Worth Publishers); 

  • a free TOPSS membership or renewal for the 2011 membership year.

For application information, judging criteria, and a nomination form, please visit the website.

All supporting materials must be postmarked by March 5, 2010. For additional information, please contact Emily Leary via e-mail or at (202) 572-3013.