APA-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers

Students in classroom

June 30-July 2, 2014

Worcester, Mass.

The APA Education Directorate, APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools, the American Psychological Foundation and Clark University are pleased to announce the tenth annual APA/Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers, to be held June 30-July 2, 2014 at Clark University in Worcester, Mass.

All interested high school psychology teachers are invited to apply; the workshop will be open to 25 teachers. Housing in the Clark campus dorms will be provided for all participants, along with all workshop materials.


Workshop presenters will include:

  • Faculty from the Clark University Psychology Department.
  • Randy Ernst of Lincoln Public Schools (Lincoln, Neb.).
  • Nancy Fenton of Adlai E. Stevenson High School (Lincolnshire, Ill.).

Mary Kite, PhD, of Ball State University, will deliver the keynote address on "Developing Students' Multicultural Competence: Practical Advice for Difficult Dialogues."

Travel Stipends and Scholarships

There is no registration fee to attend the workshop. Participants will receive travel stipends of $125.

For teachers in need of extra travel support, five travel scholarships of $250 each are available. Teachers with far distances to travel and/or with need for additional travel support are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. Applicants should indicate their need for additional travel support and provide an estimated budget of travel expenses. The maximum amount of financial aid any one participant will receive is $250.

Please see the application form for more details.


To apply to attend the workshop, complete an application form. Apply online, or download and mail or fax a hard copy (PDF, 38KB).

The application deadline is April 15, 2014. Participants will be selected by approximately May 1.

2013 APA/Clark University Workshop Participants

2013 APA/Clark University Workshop Participants

This workshop is sponsored by the American Psychological Foundation, Clark University and APA, with generous support from Lee Gurel, PhD. Please contact Emily Leary Chesnes at (202) 572-3013 if you have any questions.