JOIN OR RENEW MEMBERSHIP IN STP

STP serves as Division 2 of the American Psychological Association (APA).  You do not have to be a member of APA to join STP.  STP adheres to APA’s Privacy Policies with respect to membership data. 


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Why join or renew?

  • You will be a member of a great community of teachers!
  • You will receive print issues of STP's journal: Teaching of Psychology (ToP).
  • You will have online access to current and back issues of ToP from the SAGE Publishing website.
  • You will have access to members-only web pages.
  • You will be eligible for STP's awards/grants 
  • You will be eligible for discounted registration for STP's Annual Conference on Teaching.
  • View more member benefits here.


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How much does membership cost, and for how long?

  • MEMBERSHIPS ARE FOR A CALENDAR YEAR (January 1 through December 31). 
    • Dues paid before August 1 are retroactive to January 1; you will receive all four print issues of ToP published during the current year.
    • Dues paid from August 1 through December 31 will apply to membership in the following year. You will receive print issues of ToP published during your membership year.   You will receive complimentary access to members-only materials on STP's website for the remainder of the current year through your membership year.
  • PAY THE LOWEST DUES FOR WHICH YOU QUALIFY:
    • Psychology teachers (and support staff): $25
    • Graduate students or undergraduate students: $15 
    • Postdocs: $15 (To receive the student rate, contact APA's Service Center, 1-800-374-2721 or 202-336-5500 to pay by phone  or use this form to join or renew at the student rate.)
    • Retirees: $15 (To receive the retiree rate, contact APA's Service Center, 1-800-374-2721 or 202-336-5500 to pay by phone or use this form to join or renew at the retiree rate.)


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I'm already an APA affiliate.  Does that mean I'm also an STP member?


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How do I join STP (APA Division 2)?

Anyone who belongs to APA and those with no APA membership can join STP (APA Division 2) via APA's division membership application site.  (Read please note below for important information).

TO PAY ONLINE:

  • Visit https://www.apa.org/about/division/join and select Division 2. Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
  • Log In or Create an Account (You do NOT have to join APA to create an account.).
  • You will be asked, How would you like to join?  Select the appropriate option:
    Student affiliate:  If you are a graduate student or undergraduate student
    Professional affiliate:  If you are a psychology teacher in the United States or Canada
    International affiliate:  If you are a psychology teacher outside of the United States or Canada
  • Click the box for Division 2 - Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
  • Click Add to Cart.  You may then select other divisions to join.
  • When ready to pay, click CONTINUE TO PAYMENT.

TO PAY BY PHONE:

  • Contact APA's Service Center Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm Eastern US (UTC -5) at 1-800-374-2721 in the US or 202-336-5500 from another country.

    APS MEMBERS:


      Please note:  STP's Executive Director obtains membership records from APA and APS every 2-3 weeks.  If you recently joined or renewed and would like to receive access to member-only materials on the STP website more quickly, please forward the email confirmation of your membership payment (which includes your member number) to stp@teachpsych.org so that we can add your record to the STP website.


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      How do I renew in STP?  

        • By email reminder:  All STP members will receive an email notice from APA to renew their division(s) with a personalized link to renew online.  
        • Online:  Visit MyAPA and enter the email associated with your membership. You should then see a link to "Renew now " under your name and Membership number.
        • By phone:  Contact APA's Service Center Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm Eastern US (UTC -5) at 1-800-3764-2721 in the US or 202-336-5500 from another country.
        • APS Members:  Members of the Association for Psychological Science may renew in STP by purchasing a journal subscription to Teaching of Psychology  on the APS website. 


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      How do I check the status of my STP membership?


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      How do I update my name, email, or mailing address?

      • APA's Service Center maintains the official records of STP's membership. If you do not contact APA to request updates to your contact information, their official records will overwrite any temporary changes that may appear on the STP website. There are two ways to update your contact information:

        1. Visit My APA (this site is for both APA and non-APA members of STP). 
        Enter the email address that APA has on file for you and the password for your account (or you can request a password if needed). You can then update your contact information online in your account.

        2. Contact APA’s Service Center at 1-800-374-2721 ext. 5500 or 202-336-5500 (MON-FRI 9am-6pm ET UTC -5)
        They will help you update your contact information and reset your password. If you prefer, you may send an email to membership@apa.org requesting updates to your contact information.  

      • If you are subscribed to any of STP's Listservs, you may update your email address by visiting here


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      Whom should I contact if I have a question?

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