PT@CC is a network to represent and support psychology teachers within the two-year college community. Governed by the Committee of Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges, PT@CC strives to:
Promote the highest professional standards for teaching psychology as a scientific discipline with applications to a wide range of human concerns.
Cultivate a professional identity with the discipline of psychology among psychology teachers at two-year colleges.
Develop leadership qualities among psychology teachers at two-year colleges and increase their participation and representation in professional psychology activities and organizations.
Establish and maintain communication with all groups involved in the teaching of psychology and with the greater psychological community.
Encourage psychological research on teaching and learning at two-year colleges for the purpose of giving students the best possible educational opportunities.
Benefits of PT@CC Membership
PT@CC sponsors awards to recognize psychology faculty at two-year institutions:
Join us at the 2013 APA Annual Convention on July 31-Aug. 4, 2013, in Honolulu. PT@CC will have four hours of convention programming and a reception for community college faculty.
Take a look at some of PT@CC’s publications, including the Adjunct Faculty Resource Manual, IRBs: A Community College Planning Guide, and the Community College Fact Sheet. New publications about the teaching of psychology as an online course and on setting up a psychology lab will be available in 2013.
Participate in APA governance by serving on the APA PT@CC Committee. Nominations are due by June 1, annually.
Networking and communications
Join the electronic mailing list for psychology faculty to discuss topics of shared interest.
Recognition for your students
Recognize your top students by giving a PT@CC Academic Achievement in Psychology certificate. Also encourage your students to participate in the PT@CC Student Presentation Contest.