APA seeks nominations for 2012 Education & Training awards

Nominate now for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology and Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training

APA’s Education Directorate is seeking nominations for the 2012 Education and Training awards.

Winners receive an honorarium of up to $1,000; the opportunity to present an invited address at APA’s 2012 Annual Convention in Orlando, FL, August 2-5, 2012; a waiver of 2012 convention registration fees; and reimbursement of up to $1,500 in expenses related to attending the 2012 convention.

APA Education and Training awards

The Board of Educational Affairs is requesting nominations for the following awards. All nominations must include a nomination letter citing the award for which the nomination is being made and outlining the nominee’s contributions, two letters of support, and the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Mail nominations and supporting materials to Sharon Leiss, Education Directorate, American Psychological Association, Education Directorate, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 or send them by email.

  • Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology Award recognizes psychologists who have engaged in teaching/training as the primary employment during their career. Psychologists will be selected for this award on the basis of their documented positive influence on the education and training of students; engagement in important research in education and training; development of effective materials for instruction; establishment of workshops, conferences, or networks of communications for education and training; achievement and leadership in administration that facilitates education and training; and activities in professional organizations that promote excellence.

  • Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training Award recognizes psychologists for evidence-based applications of psychology to education. To be considered for this award, the candidate must demonstrate a contribution to new teaching methods or a solution for 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 prekindergarten to 12th grade) and/or in communities.

Nominate your colleagues now for the 2012 Education and Training Awards.

The deadline for all award nominations is June 1, 2011.