2007 APA Education Leadership Conference — Schedule

Saturday, September 8, 2007
4:00
Foyer
Registration Opens
5:00-7:30 
East Room
Reception (Program begins at 6:00 pm)

Welcome and Introduction:  The Implications of Sharing Psychology
Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, ABPP
Executive Director, APA Education Directorate
Sunday, Sunday, September 9, 2007
7:00  
East Room

Breakfast Available, Registration

8:30-9:30
Grand Ballroom


Plenary Session
Chair: Linda F. Campbell, PhD
Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Sharon S. Brehm, PhD, APA President

Keynote Address: Liberal Education and the Disciplines We Need Now
Carol Geary Schneider, PhD
President,
Association of American Colleges and Universities
9:30-10:15

Plenary Session: Implications for Psychology

Discussion Panel
Chair: Valerie Whittlesey, PhD, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Professor of Psychology,
Kennesaw State University

Jane Close Conoley, PhD, Dean,
University of California, Santa Barbara
Gerald C. Davison, PhD, Dean,
University of Southern California
Richard J. Klimoski, PhD, Dean,
George Mason University

Louis G. Tassinary, PhD, JD, Associate Dean,
Texas A&M University


Liberal Education and the Disciplinary Societies: Psychology’s Contribution
Robin Hailstorks, PhD, Associate Executive Director for Precollege and Undergraduate Education,
APA Education Directorate
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00
2ND FLOOR
Discussion Groups: Advancing the Goals of a Liberal Education in Psychology (See folder for group assignments)
12:00-1:00 pm
EAST ROOM
Lunch
1:00-3:15
GRAND BALLROOM
Plenary Session
Chair: Martha D. Christiansen, PhD Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs
1:00–2:15

Panel 1:  Communications, Gerontology, Fine Arts, Education
Jane Close Conoley, PhD, Professor and Dean
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

Gerald C. Davison, PhD, Professor and Dean
Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

Lauren S. Seifert, PhD, Professor
Department of Psychology, Malone College
3:50–4:00

Panel 2:  Business, Foreign Service, National Leadership
Richard J. Klimoski, PhD, Professor and Dean
The School of Management, George Mason University

Alan G. Whittaker, PhD, Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs
National Defense University

3:15-3:30  Break
3:30-4:30

Panel 3:  Criminal Justice, Law
Linda J. Demaine, PhD, JD, Director, Law and Psychology Graduate Program
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Maureen O’Connor, JD, PhD, Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
4:30-5:30

Panel 4:  Architecture, Engineering       
Scott A. Shappell, PhD, Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University

Louis G. Tassinary, PhD, JD, Associate Dean for Research and Director Graduate Studies
College of Architecture, Texas A&M University
Monday, September 10, 2007
7:00 AM
East Room
Breakfast Available
7:00-8:30
PENNSYLVANIA
Advocacy for Novices (Breakfast available in room)
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director for Government Relations APA Education Directorate

Shelia Lane Forsyth, MEd, Advocacy/Grassroots Consultant
8:30-10:15
GRAND BALLROOM
Panel 5: Health
Chair: Barry A. Hong, PhD, ABPP, Professor
College of Medicine, Washington University
John E. Carr PhD, ABPP, Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine, University of Washington
Betty A. Chewning, PhD, Professor
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin
Brenda DeVellis, PhD, Professor
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Alan G. Glaros, PhD, Associate Dean and Professor
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Discussant: Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, ABPP
Executive Director, APA Education Directorate
10:15-10:30  Break
10:30-12:00
2ND FLOOR
Discussion Groups: The Implications of Sharing Psychology
(See folder for group assignments)
12:00-1:15
EAST ROOM
Education Advocacy Awards Lunch
Linda F. Campbell, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
2007 Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award
2007 Friends of Psychology Distinguished Service Award
1:15-1:45
GRAND BALLROOM
Plenary Session
Chair: Nina Levitt, EdD
Associate Executive Director for Government Relations
APA Education Directorate
Panel 1: Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration Reauthorization
Connie Garner, Policy Director for Disability and Special Needs Populations,
Senate Health Education Labor & Pensions Committee (Senator Edward Kennedy, Chairman)
Aaron Bishop, Professional Staff Member, Senate Health Education Labor & Pensions Committee (Senator Michael Enzi, Ranking Member)
1:45-2:30

Panel 2: SAMHSA Programs: Workforce Development and Suicide Prevention
Ron Manderscheid, PhD, former Branch Chief
Survey and Analysis Branch, Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA
Kermit Crawford, PhD, Minority Fellowship Program Fellow
APA Federal Education Advocacy Coordinator
Richard McKeon, PhD, MPH, Special Advisor
Suicide Prevention Programs, SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services
2:30-2:45 Preparing for Hill Visits: Authorizing Process -- How a Bill Becomes Law
Christopher Kush, MPP, President,
Soapbox Consulting
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-4:00 Legislative Issues Overview: SAMHSA Reauthorization

Reauthorizing Recommendations on SAMHSA Campus Suicide Prevention Program

Jenny Smulson, Senior Officer, Legislative and Federal Affairs APA Education Directorate

Reauthorization Recommendations on SAMHSA Workforce Development

Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director for Government Relations
APA Education Directorate
4:00-5:00 Interactive Strategies for Successful Hill Visits!
Christopher Kush, MPP, President,
Soapbox Consulting
5:00-5:30 Discussion of Hill Packets & Review of Hill Appointments
Christopher Kush, MPP, President,
Soapbox Consulting
6:00-7:00
EAST ROOM
ELC Reception for Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Majority Member, House Appropriations Committee
7:30 Dinner (Invitation Only)
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
7:30 am
GRAND BALLROOM
Breakfast Available

Final Hill Visit Preparation and Questions
8:30 Hill Visits
RHODE ISLAND  Debriefing Upon Return from Hill Visits