The Educator

A publication of the Education Directorate
September 2008 | Vol. 7

The Educator: Newsletter of the Education Directorate

2008 Education Leadership Conference: Internationalizing psychology education

By Paul D. Nelson, PhDGlobe in a tunnel

National Conference on Undergraduate Education in Psychology: Drawing a blueprint for the future of the discipline

By Diane F. Halpern, PhD

Highlights from the conference of 80 psychologists charged with the task of designing the best possible future for undergraduate education in psychology

From the executive director

By Cynthia D. Belar, PhD

Dr. Cynthia Belar introduces this issue of the Educator, and lists recommendations from ELC participants regarding the internationalization of psychology

Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) program

Update on funding for the valuable GPE program

Education advocacy updates

Updates on SAMHSA funding, Center for Deployment Psychoogy, Higher Education Act Reauthorization, Community Health Center Primary Care Initiative, 2008 Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Awards, and online advocacy training webinars

GPE grantee receives APF prize

Joseph H. Evans, PhD, was awarded the 2008 American Psychological Foundation Cummings PSYCHE Prize

Online CE credit now available in the area of ethics

Earn CE credits online for reading the "Ethics Rounds" articles in the APA Monitor on Psychology

APA Psychology Department Program

The program provides departments with valuable resources related to teaching and advising

Catalyst summit held

The event brings together talented adolescents, outsanding graduate students or postdoctorates, and eminent researchers to foster a new generation of creators, thinkers and innovators

Competency initiatives for professional psychology

Two work groups will develop resources related to defining and assessing competence in professional psychology

Graduate Study in Psychology 2009

The 2009 book/database listing information about 600 graduate departments and program in psychology is now available