Faculty Development

Lifelong learning is critical for faculty to stay current in their field. Conferences, workshops, continuing education activities, and mentoring relationships can provide important professional development opportunities.

Featured Awards

Career Development

  • Giving Each Other a Lift: Early-career and established psychologists are developing mutually satisfying mentoring relationships. Here's why — and how.
  • Manage the Masses: Tips and tricks to keep expanding classes engaged and under control without sacrificing your time and sanity.

Groups and Events

Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges (PT@CC): Brings together professional psychology teachers at two year colleges to cultivate a professional identity within the discipline of psychology.


  • APA Education Leadership Conference: The ELC provides a unique and important opportunity for psychologists from different fields to inform Congress about the breath of what psychology has to offer to our national policies and programs and its contributions to meeting the mental and behavioral health needs of the underserved.

  • Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP): Represents the interests of psychologists in academic institutions from the secondary through the graduate level. It promotes teaching excellence, research on teaching, and professional identity and development.


Faculty Development Publications


Membership Benefits

Psychology teachers at community colleges are invited to join APA as Community College Teacher Affiliates. As a Community College Teacher Affiliate, you will join your colleagues participating in Psychology Teachers in Community Colleges (PT@CC).

PT@CC is a group of members and affiliates of the American Psychological Association established in 2001. Its elected Executive Committee represents the interests of community college psychology teachers.

Learn more about membership with APA



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