2008 APA Education Leadership Conference - Schedule

Saturday, September 6, 2008
5:00 pm
FOYER
Registration Opens
5:30
STATE ROOM
Reception
6:15 Welcome
Gilbert H. Newman, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs 
Internationalizing Psychology Education
Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD, President, Spelman College
Sunday, September 7, 2008
7:00 am
EAST ROOM
Breakfast Available, Registration
8:30-9:00
STATE ROOM
Introduction
Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, Executive Director, APA Education Directorate
9:00-10:30

Plenary Session: Strategies for Internationalizing Psychology Education

Chair: Gilbert H. Newman, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
Uwe Gielen, PhD, Professor and Director of the Institute for International
and Cross-Cultural Psychology, St. Francis University
Michael J. Stevens, PhD, Professor, Illinois State University
Daniel Sachau, PhD, I/O Program Director, Minnesota State University
Puncky Paul Heppner, PhD, Professor and Co-Director, Center for Multicultural Research, Training, and Consultation, University of Missouri-Columbia
Richard Velayo, PhD, Professor, Pace University

10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:40

Plenary Session: Student Issues

Chair: Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, Executive Director, APA Education Directorate
Nadia Hasan, MA, Chair, American Psychological Association of Graduate Students
Arwa Aamiry, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of Jordan

Discussants: Sue Frantz, MA, Professor, Highline Community College
Louise Douce, PhD, Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs The Ohio State University 

11:40 am APA as a Learning Partner: Reflections on Globalization and Psychology
Sandy Shullman, PhD, Managing Partner, Executive Development Group-Ohio
12:00–1:00 pm
EAST ROOM
Lunch
1:00-2:45 Discussion Groups (All rooms are on the 2nd floor)
RHODE ISLAND 1 - Undergraduate Education
Maureen McCarthy, PhD, Professor, Kennesaw State University
PENNSYLVANIA 2 - Research Training
Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD, Professor and Chair
Florida State University College of Medicine
NEW YORK 3 - Applied Training
Fredrick T. L. Leong, PhD, Professor, Michigan State University
NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 - Faculty Development
Ronald H. Rozensky, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for International Programs, College of Public Health & Health Professions, University of Florida
GEORGIA 5 - Quality Assurance/Mobility
Judy E. Hall, PhD, Executive Officer, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-4:00
STATE ROOM

Plenary Session

Chair: Pamela T. Reid, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs

Discussion Group Reports – Group Leaders

4:00-4:20 Psychology in a Global Era: Foundations, Issues, and Directions
Anthony J. Marsella, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Hawaii
4:20-5:30 Legislative Issues Overview: NEW Legislation on College Mental Health Services
Jenny Smulson, Senior Legislative & Federal Affairs Officer, APA Education Directorate
6:00-8:00 Reception - APA Lobby, 750 First Street, NE
Co-sponsored by the Embassy of Guatemala
(Buses will depart at 6:00pm from the Desales Street entrance of the Mayflower Hotel)
7:15 pm

Norman B. Anderson
CEO, American Psychological Association

Alan Kazdin
APA President

H.E. Francisco Villagran
Ambassador, Embassy of Guatemala

Andrés J. Consoli
President, Interamerican Society of Psychology

María del Pilar Grazioso
President, Executive Committee, XXXII Interamerican Congress of Psychology

Monday, September 8, 2008
7:00 am
GRAND BALLROOM
Breakfast Available
7:00-8:30
RHODE ISLAND
Advocacy for Novices - Optional (Breakfast available in room)
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director for Government Relations
APA Education Directorate
Sheila Lane Forsyth, MEd, Advocacy/Grassroots Consultant
8:30-10:15 am
STATE ROOM
Plenary Session: Critical Conversations
Introduction: Ronald T. Brown, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs
Madeleine F. Green, PhD, Vice President for International Initiatives
American Council on Education
Christa Olson, PhD, Associate Director, Center for International Initiatives
American Council on Education
Brian K. Bridges, PhD, Associate Director, Center for Advancement of Racial
and Ethnic Equity, American Council on Education
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Plenary Session: Planning for the Future
Chair: Barney Beins, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs
12:00-1:00pm
GRAND BALLROOM

Education Advocacy Awards Luncheon

Gilbert H. Newman, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
2008 Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Awards
2008 Friends of Psychology Distinguished Service Award

1:00-2:45
STATE ROOM

Plenary Session: Science-based Persuasion for Leaders in Education

Introduction: Jackie White, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs
Linda J. Demaine, PhD, JD, Director, Law and Psychology Graduate Program
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

2:45-3:00 Break
Preparation for Hill Visits
3:00-3:30 Great Expectations: What to Expect With the Next Congress & A New Administration
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director for Government Relations
APA Education Directorate
3:30-4:00 What to Expect on Your Hill Visit & A Review of the Legislative Request
Jenny Smulson, Senior Legislative & Federal Affairs Officer
APA Education Directorate

4:00-5:00

5:00-5:30

Interactive Strategies for Successful Hill Visits
Christopher Kush, MPP, President, Soapbox Consulting

Discussion of Hill Packets & Review of Hill Appointments
Christopher Kush, MPP, President, Soapbox Consulting

 

Tuesday, September 9, 2008
7:30 am
STATE ROOM

Breakfast Available

Final Hill Visit Preparation and Questions

8:30 Hill Visits
RHODE ISLAND Debriefing Upon Return from Hill Visits