Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Get Involved in STP!

If you’re an STP member interested in becoming more involved in STP activities then you’ve come to the right place. STP is committed to providing opportunities to as many of its members as possible to participate in STP initiatives. Whenever there’s a committee, taskforce, or working group vacancy, this will be one of the places where the vacancy is announced. In the meantime, here’s a partial list of executive committee members and their areas of responsibilities. If you click on each name, you’ll be directed to that person’s email address. Even if there is no current vacancy, you should feel free to contact one or more of these individuals to express your interest in serving on a specific committee. If you’re a nonmember visitor to this site and are interested in getting involved with STP, then by all means return to the homepage and submit your membership application online. We welcome anyone interested in the teaching of psychology. STP encourages nominations from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Current Service Opportunities

E-Books Editors

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology E-Books (http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/index.php) editorial board is comprised of one editor-in-chief and six associate editors. STP is soliciting two new associate editors who will serve for 2-year terms beginning this year.  Associate editors are assigned two tasks:  develop and/or edit one e-books that advance the causes of the Society, and review proposals.. If interested, please submit a current CV and a cover letter explaining your interest in this position and your relevant qualifications to Tara Kuther (kuthert@wcsu.edu) by March 31, 2018

Diversity Committee

The STP Diversity Committee is searching for new members. The mission of the committee is "to oversee and assess all Society activities related to diversity issues, including but not limited to, diversity in membership, integration of diversity into the curriculum, hiring and retaining a diverse faculty, and attracting members of diverse groups to psychology as a major and a profession." The Committee's objective includes "building community among and supporting diversity-oriented scholars and teachers, perhaps beginning with conference discussions/presentations." The entire group convenes via phone conference twice during the fall and spring semesters; additional meetings are held when necessary. Subcommittees meet as needed to complete set tasks. STP encourages applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences. Applications will be accepted until 3/15/18. If you are interested please send your vita and a statement of interest to Dr. Kathy Keefe-Cooperman at kathleen.keefe-cooperman@liu.edu

APA Boards and Committees


The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP) Elections and Appointments Committee (Drs. Janie Wilson, Ken Keith, and Sue Frantz) invite you to consider active involvement in service to APA. The APA is seeking nominations for the following Boards and Committees.

  • Finance Committee
  • Ethics Committee
  • Membership Board
  • Policy and Planning Board
  • Publications and Communications Board
  • Committee on International Relations in Psychology
  • Board of Educational Affairs
  • Board of Professional Affairs
  • Board of Scientific Affairs
  • Board for Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest
  • Board of Convention Affairs
  • Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology
  • Committee on Rural Health

Information about these openings can be found on the APA website at http://apps.apa.org/nominations/NomCallFormList.aspx. Please note that APA determines which names appear on ballots.

If you are interested in serving in one of these important roles, feel free to nominate yourself on the APA website by March 2, 2018, or express interest to Janie Wilson at jhwilson@georgiasouthern.edu by February 20th. The Elections and Appointments Committee will review materials from interested APA members. If you have additional questions, please contact Garnett Coad, Elections Director, at gcoad@apa.org or (202) 336-6087, or email Janie Wilson, Chair of Elections and Appointments for STP.

Thank you for your interest and involvement,

Janie Wilson

Ken Keith

Sue Frantz    

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