APA Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges: News

Awards and Recognition


Funding Opportunities

Teaching Resources

  • The Institutional Review Board (IRB): A Community College Planning Guide (PDF, 8MB)

  • Psychology Teacher Network (PTN): Teaching tips, activities, articles and demonstrations to share with psychology teachers.

  • PT@CC Website Toolbar: Links to APA pages regarding PT@CC.

  • Become a Community College Teacher Affiliate
    Enjoy many great benefits. APA members join at no additional cost. Email Martha Boenau or call (202) 336-6140.

  • Online Psychology Laboratory (OPL)
    Offers students opportunities to participate in studies and engage in data analysis, as well as demonstrations for teachers that can be seamlessly integrated into the classroom.

  • PT@CC Adjunct Faculty Resource Manual (PDF 1.6MB)
    Resources from veteran teachers of psychology on how to best teach an introductory psychology course at a community college.

  • PT@CC Electronic Update
    Subscribe to share ideas, discuss concerns, and get the latest news on PT@CC.
    Contact Martha Boenau if you would like to join this mailing list.  

  • Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major
    Describes a set of learning goals and outcomes for psychology majors at the completion of the baccalaureate degree.

  • Teaching, Learning, and Assessing in a Developmentally Coherent Curriculum
    The Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) Task Force was charged with bridging the gap between the National Standards for the Teaching of High School Psychology and the APA Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major to set a standard for the competencies that should be expected of students graduating from colleges and universities as undergraduate psychology majors.

  • The Assessment CyberGuide for Learning Goals and Outcomes (PDF, 1.2MB)
    This guide serves as a companion resource for implementing the APA Guidelines for the Undergraduate Major in Psychology. These resources should aid psychology departments and their faculty to design the most appropriate and effective assessment plans.

  • TOPSS Unit Lesson Plans for Psychology Teachers
    There are currently 19 unit lesson plans. The APA Committee of Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools is working to update and revise all TOPSS unit lesson plans on an ongoing basis to ensure the content of all units is up-to-date and current.