2003 APA Education Leadership Conference — Schedule

Friday, September 5, 2003
4:30 pm Registration Opens
5:30-8:00 pm

Opening Plenary and Reception

Welcome and Introduction
Jonathan Sandoval; Chair, Board of Educational Affairs

The Power and Magic of Charismatic Teaching
Phil Zimbardo; APA Past-President

Saturday, September 6, 2003
7:00 am Breakfast Available, Registration table Opens
8:30 –9:45 am Morning Plenary -Issues in Education Panel
Susan Sclafani; Counsel, U.S. Department of Education
Lee Fritschler; George Mason University, Former Assistant Secretary for Education, U.S. Department of Education
Moderator – Edward Sheridan; Provost, University of Houston
9:45-10:00 am Break
9:45–12:00 pm Concurrent Workshops
(1) Psychology as Applied to Education
(2) Graduate Education in Psychology
(3) Assessment of Professional Competencies
(4) Undergraduate Education in Psychology
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-3:30 pm Workshops Reconvene
3:30-4:00 pm Break
4:00-5:30 pm

Plenary Session – Workshop Summaries

Overview of Workshops
Robert Sternberg; APA President

Sunday, September 7, 2003
7:00 am Breakfast Available, Registration table Opens
8:00–10:00 am Advisory Council on Accreditation Forum
10:00-11:30 am

Advocacy Plenary Session

How a Bill Becomes a Law
Evan A. Knisely
Associate Vice President, Van Scoyoc Associates, Inc.


Concurrent Advocacy training

Basic Advocacy training
Show Me the Money – Appropriations Process
Group Leader: Evan A. Knisely

Advanced Advocacy training
Media training
Group Leader: Christopher Kush; President, Soapbox Consulting

12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30–2:30 pm

Plenary Session
Policy Reviews and Strategy

Graduate Psychology Education (GPE)
Nina Levitt; Director, APA Education Public Policy Office
Evan Knisely

Higher Education Act (HEA) Reauthorization
Jenny Smulson; APA Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Officer
Rena Subotnik; Director, APA center for Psychology in Schools and Education

2:30-2:45 pm Break
2:45–4:00 Plenary Session
Hill Visit Preparation and Role Playing
6:00 – 8:00 Congressional Reception
Location: Cannon House Office Building Caucus Room
Monday, September 8, 2003
8:00 am Breakfast Available
8:00 – 9:30 Plenary Session
Hill Visit Preparation and Questions
9:30 Hill visits