Center for Psychology in Schools and Education

http://www.apa.org/ed/cpse/homepage.html

Center for Psychology in Schools and Education

Mission:

The Center for Psychology in Schools and Education (CPSE) promotes high quality application of psychology to programs and policies for schools and education. The office serves as a liaison both within APA and with national educational and scientific societies, federal agencies, and the general public concerning children and adolescent mental health.

The mission of CPSE is to:

  • Develop and strengthen linkages between psychology/psychologists and education/educators to serve all students’ emotional and academic needs;
  • Generate public awareness, advocacy, clinical applications, and cutting-edge research to enhance the educational and developmental opportunities for students at all levels of schooling, with a special focus on:
    • PreK-12 teacher preparation programs, teaching skills and professional development;
    • Attributes for success in school;
    • Assisting educators and other school personnel in grounding both teaching and learning in current psychological science; and
    • Gifted children and adolescents.
  • Work collaboratively with other national education organizations to disseminate knowledge/best practices regarding school reform and improving student achievement; and
  • Advocate for and build a presence of psychology in the national education agenda, particularly in the preparation of teachers.
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One Response to Center for Psychology in Schools and Education

  1. dessy says:

    i always use APA to find great psychology articles.

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