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Division 15 invites you to participate in the 2014 Advances in Educational Psychology Conference. During the course of this two-day event, all participants will actively participate in working group sessions on one of four strands, which will be guided by plenary speakers.

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2014 Graduate Student Events – APA Convention

The Division 15 Graduate Student Affairs Committee invites all those attending APA to join us for the following three sessions:

Graduate Student Networking Reception
Thursday, August 7 from 4:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM
Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Graduate Student Brekkie with Division 15 Past Presidents*
Featuring Dr. Eric Anderman & Dr. Judith Meece
Saturday, August 9 from 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM Marriott Marquis Washington DC Hotel, Mint Room

Publishing in Academia*
Featuring Dr. Avi Kaplan and Dr. Rob Klassen
Saturday, August 9 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Marriott Marquis Washington DC Hotel, Eastern Market Room

Those interested may find a downloadable invitation here. For more info, contact Mike Yough (myough@purdue.edu) or Ellen Usher (ellen.usher@uky.edu).

*Space is limited on these two events…arrive early!

APA Programs Now Available

Division 15 is pleased to announce this year’s Program Suite for the 2014 APA Convention, now available here (a full list of contributing authors may be found here). Updates may be made prior to the meeting, so be sure to check these links frequently!
With the release of this program, we’d like to extend a special thanks to this year’s Program Chairs—Dr. DeLeon Gray and Dr. Cary Roseth—and our President, Dr. Terri Thorkildsen. Without the hard work and dedication of these volunteers, our meeting would not be possible.
If you have any questions related to the Division 15 program or our events, please feel free to contact Wade George directly (wade.george@apadiv15.org).

2014 Doctoral Student Seminar Networking Reception

Division 15 would like to invite any interested APA Convention attendees to stop by the 2014 Doctoral Student Seminar Networking Reception! The event will be held at Busboys & Poets on Thursday, August 7th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Find an official invitation–and contact information—here. No RSVP needed!

Find a full schedule of Doctoral Student Seminar events and activities (as well as a map) here.

APA Grants for Internship Programs – Request for Proposals

The American Psychological Association (APA) has allocated up to $3 million over a period of three years for seed funding under a grant application process to increase the number of APA-accredited internship programs and positions.  The dual purposes are to expand the number of accredited internship positions and to promote quality training for professional practice.  This grant program is one component of multifaceted efforts across the profession and APA to address the significant imbalance in supply and demand for accredited internships.  These grants will be limited to applicant internship programs operated by nonprofit entities.

For the second round of funding in 2014, applications must be received by November 7, 2014for award in December 2014.  The APA Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) Internship Grants Review Group will be reviewing applications in late November 2014 and applicants will be contacted once the review process has concluded.

Programs that previously applied for the grant and were not funded are encouraged to reapply.

Priority will be given to programs seeking accreditation that expand the number of internship positions, serve historically underserved populations, and/or prepare psychologists to work in integrated primary care and community health care settings.

To apply please complete the application found at: http://apps.apa.org/internship

For more information, please see the Request for Proposals (here) and visit our website at http://www.apa.org/about/awards/internship-program-grants.aspx.  If you have any questions, please contact Amber Shifflett at ashifflett@apa.org or 202.336.5783 and to Jackie Tyson atjtyson@apa.org or 202.336.5966.