Winners of the APA TOPSS Excellence in Teaching Awards

2011 Award Recipients

The APA Education Directorate and the APA Committee of Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) congratulate the winners of the 2011 APA TOPSS Excellence in Teaching Awards:

  • Nancy Diehl, PhD, of Hong Kong International School in Tai Tam, Hong Kong

  • Sheryl Freedman, MA, of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Md. 

  • Melissa J. Kennedy, PhD, of Holy Names Academy in Seattle, Wash.

The Excellence in Teaching Awards are given annually to recognize outstanding psychology teachers. The recipients each received a framed certificate, engraved award, cash prize, High School Psychology Video Toolkit DVD and a free TOPSS membership or renewal for the 2012 membership year. The Video Toolkit DVD was generously donated by Worth Publishers.

An APA press release of the winners is posted online. Information on the 2012 awards will be posted this fall.