Schedule for the 2013 APA Education Leadership Conference

Ethics and Education

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

  • 5:00 p.m.: Registration opens (East Room)

  • 5:00 p.m.: Reception, "Ethics and Education" (PDF, 1.5MB) (East Room)
    Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, ABPP, APA Education Directorate

Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013

Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

  • 7:30 a.m.: Breakfast available (East Room)

  • 7:15-8:45 a.m.: "Advocacy for Novices" — Making Your Voice Heard — Introduction to Federal Advocacy, Optional (Breakfast available in room) (New Jersey)
    Karen Studwell, JD, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate
    Jennifer Smulson, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate
    Alexandra Ginsberg, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate
    Sheila Forsyth, MEd, Advocacy/Grassroots Consultant

  • 9:00-10:15 a.m.: Plenary Session (State Room)
    Chair: Carolyn Enns, PhD, APA Board of Educational Affair's
    "Innovations in Teaching Ethics"
    Patricia Keith-Spiegel, PhD, Ball State University

  • 10:15-10:30 a.m.: Break

  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Open Forum
    Chair: Celiane Rey-Casserly, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs

  • 12:00-1:00 p.m.: Education Advocacy Awards Luncheon (East Room)
    Celiane Rey-Casserly, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
    Donald N. Bersoff, PhD, JD, President, American Psychological Association
    "2013 Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Awards"

  • 1:15-2:15 p.m.: Plenary Session (State Room)
    Chair: Jennifer Smulson, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate
    "White House Mental Health Initiative: Partnering to Raise Awareness on College Campuses"
    Louise Douce, PhD, Ohio State University
    Brian Sponsler, EdD, NASPA — Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (PDF, 583KB)
    Sharon Kirkland-Gordon, PhD, University of Maryland Counseling Center
    Paula Domenici, PhD, Center for Deployment Psychology (PDF, 1MB)

  • 2:15-2:30 p.m.: Getting Ready for Your Capitol Hill Visits & Current Political Climate
    Karen Studwell, JD, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate

  • 2:30-3:00 p.m.: Review of the Legislative Request: The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Reauthorization of 2013
    Jennifer Smulson, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate

  • 3:00-3:15 p.m.: Break

  • 3:15-4:45 p.m.: What to Expect on Your Hill Visits: Preparing for Success
    Christopher Kush, MPP, President, Soapbox Consulting

  • 4:45-5:15 p.m.: Distribution of Hill Appointment Schedules
    Christopher Kush, MPP, Soapbox Consulting
    Sheila Forsyth, MEd, Advocacy/Grassroots Consultant

  • 5:30-6:30 p.m.: Reception for Representative Mike Honda (Mezzanine)

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

  • 7:30 a.m.: Final Hill Visit Preparation and Questions — Breakfast available (State Room)

  • 8:30 a.m.: Begin Departing for Hill Visits

  • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Debriefing from Hill Visits (Georgia)