Schedule for the 2010 APA Education Leadership Conference

Saturday, September 11, 2010

5:00 p.m.
East Room
Registration Opens
5:30
Reception
6:00 "Psychology and Lifelong Learning"
Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, ABPP, Executive Director, APA Education Directorate

Sunday, September 12, 2010

7:30 a.m.
Colonial
Breakfast Available
State Room Registration
8:30-8:45
State Room

Welcome and Introduction
Janet R. Matthews, PhD, ABPP, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs

8:45-9:30

Plenary Session
Chair: Janet R. Matthews, PhD, ABPP, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs

"Scientific Bases of Adult Learning" 
Art Graesser, PhD, Co-Director of the Institute for Intelligent Systems and Professor, University of Memphis

9:30-10:15

Plenary Session
Chair: Margaret E. Madden, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs

"How Technology Can Advance Lifelong Learning"
Joan M. Falkenberg Getman, MS, Senior Strategist for Learning Technologies, Cornell University

10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:15

Plenary Session
Chair: Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs

"Self-Assessment in Self-Directed Learning: Can we trust it? Do we have a choice?"
Larry D. Gruppen, PhD, Chair and Professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical School

11:15-12:00

Plenary Session
Chair: Joseph F. Aponte, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs

"Emerging Models for Professional Development in Psychology: Problems and Prospects"
Greg Neimeyer, PhD, Associate Executive Director, Office of Continuing Education in Psychology, APA Education Directorate

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Colonial
Lunch
1:00-1:30
State Room

Plenary Session

"Overview of Legislative Issue: FY 2011 Funding for the Graduate Psychology Education Program"
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director, Government Relations Office, APA Education Directorate

1:30-3:00 Discussion Groups, Round 1 (All rooms are on the 2nd floor)
Pennsylvania 1 – Working with Cross-Professional Teams in Educational and Other Settings
Chair/Facilitator: Todd Gravois, PhD, President and CEO, ICAT Resources, Inc
Virginia 2 – How to Work with the Media (And Use Media to Promote Your Work)
Chair: Frank C. Worrell, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs
Facilitator: Kim I. Mills, MA, Associate Executive Director, APA Public and Member Communications
Rhode Island 3 – Promoting Professional Development Opportunities for Teaching Faculty
Chair/Facilitator: Jane S. Halonen, PhD, Dean, College of Arts and Science, University of West Florida
South Carolina

4 – Professional Development for Practitioners: Critical Issues in Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning
Chair: Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, Member, APA Board of Directors
Facilitators: Paul Mazmanian, PhD, Associate Dean, Virginia Commonwealth, University School of Medicine
Rick Morris, PhD, CPsych, Deputy Registrar/Director, Professional Affairs, College of Psychologists of Ontario

Georgia 5 – Specialties, Specialization, Specialists and the Role of Lifelong Learning
Chair/Facilitator: Ronald H. Rozensky, PhD, ABPP, Chair, APA Commission on the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-5:00 3:30-5:00 Discussion Groups, Round 2 (All rooms are on the 2nd floor)
Pennsylvania

1 – Working with Cross-Professional Teams in Educational and Other Settings
Chair/Facilitator: Todd Gravois, PhD, President and CEO, ICAT Resources, Inc.® 

Virginia 2 – How to Work with the Media (And Use Media to Promote Your Work)
Chair: Frank C. Worrell, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs
Facilitator: Kim I. Mills, MA, Associate Executive Director, APA Public and Member Communications
Rhode Island 3 – Promoting Professional Development Opportunities for Teaching Faculty
Chair/Facilitator: Jane S. Halonen, PhD, Dean, College of Arts and Science, University of West Florida
South Carolina 4 – Professional Development for Practitioners: Critical Issues in Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning
Chair: Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, Member, APA Board of Directors
Facilitators: Paul Mazmanian, PhD, Associate Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Rick Morris, PhD, CPsych, Deputy Registrar/Director, Professional Affairs, College of Psychologists of Ontario
Georgia 5 – Specialties, Specialization, Specialists and the Role of Lifelong Learning
Chair/Facilitator: Ronald H. Rozensky, PhD, ABPP, Chair, APA Commission on the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology

Monday, September 13, 2010

7:30 a.m.
Colonial
Breakfast Available
7:30-9:00
Georgia
Advocacy for Novices - Optional (Breakfast available in room)
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate
Jennifer Smulson, Senior Legislative & Federal Affairs Officer, APA Education Directorate
Whitney Warrick, JD, Legislative & Federal Affairs Associate, APA Education Directorate
Sheila Lane Forsyth, MEd, Advocacy/Grassroots Consultant
9:00-10:30
State Room
“Plenary Discussion”
Janet R. Matthews, PhD, ABPP, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 "Plenary Discussion"
Janet R. Matthews, PhD, ABPP, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Colonial
Education Advocacy Awards Luncheon
Janet R. Matthews, PhD, ABPP, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
Carol D. Goodheart, EdD, President, American Psychological Association
2010 Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Awards
2010 Friends of Psychology Distinguished Service Award
1:30-2:45
State Room
Plenary Session: Graduate Psychology Education: Serving Veterans and Unemployed Persons in Underserved Communities
Chair: Linda F. Campbell, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs
M. David Rudd, PhD, Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah
David Riggs, PhD, Director, Center for Deployment Psychology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Nadya Fouad, PhD, ABPP, Chair, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2:45-3:00 Break

Preparation for Hill Visits

3:00-3:30 Review of the Legislative Request for Hill Visits
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate
3:30-5:00 What to Expect on Your Hill Visit and Preparing for Successful Hill Visits
Jennifer Smulson, Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Officer, APA Education Directorate
Christopher Kush, MPP, President, Soapbox Consulting
5:00-5:30 Discussion of Hill Packets and Review of Hill Appointments
Sheila Lane Forsyth, MEd, Advocacy/Grassroots Consultant
Christopher Kush, MPP, President, Soapbox Consulting

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

7:30 a.m.
State Room
Final Hill Visit Preparation and Questions - Breakfast Available
8:30 Begin Departing for Hill Visits
10:00-6:00 p.m.
Georgia
Debriefing from Hill Visits