APA-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers
July 22-24, 2013
The APA Education Directorate, APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) and Clark University are pleased to announce the ninth annual APA/Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers, to be held July 22-24, 2013 at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. All interested high school psychology teachers are invited to apply; the workshop will be open to 25 teachers. Workshop presenters will include faculty from the Clark University Psychology Department. Laura Brandt of Adlai E. Stevenson High School (Lincolnshire, Ill.) and Pete Masciopinto of Glenbrook South High School (Glenview, Ill.) will also present. Victor Benassi, PhD, professor of psychology and faculty director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of New Hampshire, will deliver the keynote address,"Applying the Science of Learning in the High School Psychology Course." Benassi also currently serves as president of Div. 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology).
There is no registration fee for this workshop. Participants will be provided with housing in the Clark campus dorms and with workshop materials. Participants will also receive travel stipends of up to $125.
For teachers with farther distances to travel, and/or with a need for additional travel support, there will be limited additional financial assistance available. Scholarships ranging from $250 - $500 will be provided to those in need, as funding is available. The maximum amount of financial support any one participant will receive is $500.
The application deadline is April 15, 2013. Participants will be selected by approximately May 1, 2013.
This Workshop is sponsored by the American Psychological Foundation, Clark University and APA, with generous support from Lee Gurel, PhD. Please contact Caitlin Crowley by email or telephone at (202) 336-6076 if you have any questions.