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Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award

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$4,000 to recognize a significant career of contributions of a psychologist who is an exceptional teacher of psychology.

This award recognizes a significant career of contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology. The awardee receives a plaque, a $4,000 award and an all-expense paid round trip to the APA Annual Convention, where the award is presented. Awardees are also invited to give a special address.

Full Steam Ahead!

Visibility Committee Releases New Video and White Papers

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The SIOP Visibility Committee, led by Chair Nikki Blacksmith continues to provide SIOP members and others interested in I-O topics with up-to-date research and features.

The Committee has released new white papers on diversity and the gig economy, along with an engaging new video on the 2019 Top 10 Workplace Trends.

Benefits of Socioeconomic Diversity to Organizations: How Organizations Can Promote and Benefit From Socioeconomic Diversity by McKenzie Preston and Sumona De Graaf shows that socioeconomic diversity can lead to positive business and people-related benefits for organizations. Drawing on research from various fields including management, psychology, and sociology research, the authors hope to provide organizations with a deeper understanding of how to enact, promote, and benefit from practices that promote socioeconomic diversity in their employee populations.

Register Now for #LEC19!

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Registration is now open for the 2019 SIOP Leading Edge Consortium (LEC) taking place on October 25-26 at Loews Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, with workshops taking place on the 24th.

The 15th Annual LEC, “Advancing the Edge: Assessment for the 2020s,” will concentrate on preparing assessment practitioners to manage trends with appropriate professional and scientific rigor.

Co-chaired by John Scott, APTMetrics, Inc, and Doug Reynolds, Development Dimensions International (DDI), the 2019 LEC is focused on bringing together a diverse group of thought leaders who explore the evolving state of practice and related science. The goal is to frame out practical solutions for managing disruptions and incorporating new insights and technologies into organizational assessment programs.

2019 Living History Interview With Dr. Benjamin Schneider Now Available for Viewing

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“I’ve always been a persister. I can work at things for a long time and keep at it. I’ve been unbelievably lucky because all of the things that I work at and keep at I really love doing.”

Dr. Benjamin Schneider joined Margaret E. Brooks for the 2019 SIOP Living History Series at the annual conference. In this session, Schneider talked about his early jobs, his education, his SIOP presidency, and his family. Dr. Schneider’s talk is available to watch on the SIOP YouTube channel.

Money, Mind, & Myths

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Three items of interest from APA

APA’s Technology, Mind, & Society Conference will bring together leading scientists, applied practitioners, IT executives, and industry leaders from around the world to explore the intersection of psychology and technology. Early bird registration ends June 30.

A recent article published by the APA says believing learning styles are set at birth and predict both academic and career success cab be a mistake.

The APA Committee on Division/APA Relations (CODAPAR) invites divisions to submit proposals for the Interdivisional Grant Program by Sept. 1, 2019. Click HERE for more information