Friday, April 13, 2012

Reminders from TOPSS

FINAL reminder - the deadlines for these is April 15! If you have any questions, please contact Emily Leary Chesnes (

APA/Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers
The eighth annual APA/Clark University Workshop will be held July 16-18, 2012 at Clark University in Worcester, MA. The workshop will be open to 25 teachers. Housing in the Clark campus dorms and materials will be provided for all participants. There is no registration fee. Participants will also receive travel stipends of $100. Five travel scholarships of $250 each will be available to teachers in need of extra travel support (please note that the maximum travel reimbursement any teacher would receive is $250). Information and application forms are available online at

APF Professional Development Awards for High School Psychology Teachers
The purpose of these awards is to help high school psychology teachers travel to and attend regional or national teaching and/or psychology conferences; applicants may be awarded up to $500. Visit for details.

2012 APA Convention Award Program for High School Psychology Teachers and Students
The APA Education Directorate, thanks to support from APA President Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD, is pleased to announce an award program for high school psychology teachers and their students to attend the 2012 APA Annual Convention (Orlando, Florida; August 2-5). Applicants travelling from within Orange County, Florida, can apply for up to $300 in funding and those applicants travelling from outside Orange County can apply for up to $500 in funding.  Funds must be used to cover one $95 teacher registration fee and up to four $10 student registration fees; teachers must plan on bringing at least two students to be considered for an award. Any funds within the requested amount that remain after registration fees have been covered can be used for food and travel expenses. Visit for details.  Given the location of the APA convention, preference will be given to applicants from Florida. 

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