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Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award: Call for nominations

This award recognizes a significant career of contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology

This program recognizes significant career of contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology. Nominees should demonstrate and will be rated on the following dimensions:

  • Exemplary performance as a classroom teacher

  • Development of innovative curricula and courses

  • Development of effective teaching methods and/or materials

  • Teaching of advanced research methods and practice in psychology

  • Administrative facilitation of teaching

  • Research on teaching

  • Training of teachers of psychology

  • Evidence of influence as a teacher of students who become psychologists

Funding Specifics

  • $2,000 award, all-expense paid round trip, and plaque presented at the APA convention

  • Awardees are invited to give a special address at the APA convention

Eligibility Requirements

  • Demonstrated achievement related to the teaching of psychology

Evaluation Criteria

  • Conformance with stated program goals

  • Magnitude of professional accomplishment in the teaching of psychology

Nomination Requirements

  • Nomination cover letter outlining the nominee’s contributions to the teaching of psychology

  • Current CV and bibliography

  • Up to ten supporting letters from colleagues, administrators, and former students

  • (All nomination materials should be submitted or forwarded to APF in one package)

Submission Process and Deadline

Submit a completed application online or mailed to the American Psychological Foundation, Distinguished Teaching Awards, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242 by December 1, 2012. Questions about this program should be directed to Kim Palmer Rowsome, Program Officer.