Wayne Weiten Teaching Excellence Award

This award recognizes excellence in teaching at a two-year college.

Sponsor: Division 2

Description

The Fund for Excellence in the Teaching of Psychology provides financial support for the teaching awards program administered by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. The Fund's assets are derived entirely from donations from generous individuals and organizations that seek to promote and recognize excellence in the teaching of psychology.

Eligibility

You can find nomination criteria on Div. 2's website. Renominations and self-nominations are acceptable.

How to Apply

Submit materials via email:

Application Materials
  1. Cover sheet that includes:
    1. Nominee’s name, address, telephone number and email address.
    2. Category of award for which the person is nominated (e.g., 4-year college, 2-year college, high school).
    3. Nominator’s name, address, telephone number and email address.
    4. Name and address of who should be informed if the nominee wins the STP Teaching Award (e.g., department head, principal, supervisor).
  2. Current curriculum vitae that includes educational history of nominee, professional work history, membership in professional organizations, previous recognition or awards, publications, and participation in professional development activities or conferences (e.g., as presenter or attendee).
  3. Letters of recommendation from at least three (3), but not more than five (5), persons, each of whom can speak to the qualifications of the nominee in light of the appropriate criteria.
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy (a maximum of two double-spaced pages).
  5. Evidence to illustrate award criteria.
Past Recipients
2014

J. Kris Leppien-Christensen, PhD

2013

Vincent Granito, PhD

2010

Phil O. McClung West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Parkersburg, W. Va.

2009

Jennifer O'Loughlin-Brooks Collin College, Texas

2008

Kimberley Duff, Cerritos College, Norwalk, Calif.

2007

Kim O'Donnell, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Conn.

2006

Diane L. Finley, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Md.

2005

Joseph A. Mayo, Gordon College, Barnesville, Ga.

2004

Robert L. Johnson, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Ore.

2003

(no award)

2002

David R. Murphy Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Ill.

2001

Tonja L. Ringgold, Baltimore City Community College

2000

Ann T. Ewing Mesa Community College

1999

Jerry Rudmann, Irvine Valley College

1998

Mark W. Vernoy, Palomar College, Calif.

1997

Robin Hailstorks, Prince George's Community College

1995

Virginia Nichols Quinn, North Virginia Community College

1994

JoAnn C. Brannocle, Fullerton College

1993

Margaret Anne Bly, Edison Community College, Ft. Meyers, Fla.

1992

Ann E. Garrett Robinson, South Central Community College

1991

Richard E. Miller, Navarro College, Texas

1990

Sandra Lee Ladd West Valley College, Calif.

1989

Larry R Vandevert, Spokane Falls Community College, Wash.

1988

Karen R. Huffman, Palomar College, Calif.

1987

Wayne Weiten, College of DuPage, Ill.

1986

Tom Bond, Thomas Nelson Community College

1985

Peter Burzynski, Vincennes University

1984

(no award)

1983

Duane Windemiller, Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, Mass.

1982

James Bell, Howard Community College

1981

(no award)

1980

Jim Eison, Roane State Community College, Tenn.