Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Grant Alert--TOPSS Funding Opportunities

For those who are not already a member, Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools is a major
source of great people, great teaching ideas, and lesson plans.

You can find the resources and a way to sign up at this link: http://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/topss/

Here are the latest opportunities:

APF Professional Development Awards for High School Psychology Teachers

The Professional Development Awards for High School Psychology Teachers provide up to $500 in support to help psychology teachers travel to and attend the APA Annual Convention, Aug. 6-9, 2015, Toronto. Funds can be used to offset costs of travel, conference registration, and housing accommodations. Applicants must provide a budget for conference costs. These grants are made possible through the American Psychological Foundation, thanks to a generous gift from Lee Gurel, PhD. $2,500 is available for funding.

Please visit http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/professional-topss.aspx for details.  The application deadline is April 1, 2015

APF High School Psychology Teacher Network Grants

These APF grants support the development of local and regional networks of high school psychology teachers.  Specifically, these grants are meant to support the creation or continuation of local or regional teaching workshops or conferences for high school psychology teachers.  For information on strategies for setting up a local teaching network and details on existing groups, please see http://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/ptn/2014/05/local-psychology-teachers.aspx or http://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/topss/state-local-groups.aspx.

For details on how to apply, please visit http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/psychology-teacher-network.aspx for details.  APF will award $3,000 in grants in 2015.  The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

posted by Chuck Schallhorn

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