STP Reports and Documents

Current Bylaws, Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

Executive Committee Meetings and Teleconferences

EC Minutes (1989-2019)
The link above contains a single PDF with all minutes from Executive Committee meetings and teleconferences from 1989 through 2019 organized chronologically.  If the link is broken, click on the link to EC Agenda Books (1991-2019) below to locate an identical document.

EC Agenda Books (1991-2019)
The link above will direct you a repository of Agenda Books from past Executive Committee meetings and teleconferences.

LRPC Reports (1994-2009)
The link above contains a single PDF with all reports and recommendations from STP's Long-Range Planning Committee, which existed from 1994 through 2009.  The LRPC was discontinued as a consequence of the restructuring of STP's Executive Committee in 2010.

TOPEC Archives (1999-2015)
The link above will direct you to a repository of discussions, organized by year and month, from STP's Extended Executive Committee electronic discussion lIst (abbreviated TOPEC, an acronym for Teaching of Psychology Executive Commitee).  This discussion list was created in September 1999 on Kennesaw State University's Listserv and was disbanded in June 2015 as a result of the Executive Committee's decision to move all electronic discussion lists to APA's Listserv.  

Annual Business Meetings

Business Meeting Minutes (1990-2019)
The link above contains a single PDF with minutes from STP's annual business meetings from 1990 through 2019.  The minutes from meetings in 1994-1998  and 2000-2001 are currently missing and will be added if located.

 Date(s)  Shared Materials
 Minutes
 2019 October 18  Shared Materials  
 2018 October 19   Shared Materials  Minutes
 2017 October 20  Shared Materials   Minutes
 2016 October 21  Shared Materials  Minutes
 2015 August 6    Minutes
 2014 August 7    Minutes
 2013 August 3    Minutes
 2012 August 4    Minutes
 2011 August 6    Minutes

Presidential Task Forces and Reports 

Task Force Reports (2008-2019)
The link above contains a repository of Presidential Task Forces from 2008 through 2019.  Each document contains one or more of the following:

  • A record of the initial charge to the task force
  • Updates from the task force (e.g., if their work is not yet complete)
  • Report(s) from the task force
  • Records of EC discussions and votes on the task force's recommendations
  • Resources that resulted from the work of the task force

Here is a list of the task forces that appear in the repository.

  • 2019 President Rick Miller
    STP Program Evaluation (Charge, Update)
    Promoting (Improving) Undergraduate Research (Charge, Update, Report: Cover Letter and Resource)
    SoTL: Evidence-Based Teaching (Charge, Update)

  • 2018 President Sue Frantz
    Re-Envisioning Introductory Psychology (Charge, Update)
    Promoting the Value of the Psychology Bachelor's Degree (Charge, Update)
    Restructuring the STP Graduate Student Teaching Association (Charge, Report, Vote)

  • 2017 President Ken Keith
    Psychology in American Colleges and Universities:  The Nature of the Pipeline (Charge, Updates)

  • 2016 President Janie Wilson
    International Outreach (Charge, Report, Updates, Vote)
    Teaching Psychology in the Community (Charge, Report, Update, Vote)

  • 2015 President Suzie Baker
    Core Concepts for Introductory Psychology (Charge, Report, Update, Vote)
         (in collaboration with APA Division 1:  General Psychology)
    MCAT-related Teaching Resources (Charge, Update)

  • 2014 President Eric Landrum
    National Advocacy for Psychology Undergraduates (Charge, Report)
    Skills Matter (Charge, Report
    )
    The Power of Story (Charge, E-book)
  • 2013 President Victor Benassi
    Note from President Benassi (No task forces)

  • 2012 President Norine Jalbert
    Documenting Department Benchmarks (Charge)
    Documenting Teaching Competencies (Charge, Report, Vote, Update)
    Statistical Literacy (Charge, Report, Vote, Update, Resource)

  • 2011 President Regan Gurung
    Advancing Pedagogical Science (Charge)
    Empowering Teachers (Charge, Report, Vote; refer to 2012 Working Group on Mentoring)
    Model Teaching Competencies (Charge, Report, Votes; continued as 2012 Documenting Teaching Competencies)
    Strengthening Psychological Literacy

  • 2010 President Dana Dunn
    Identifying Best Practices for Employing Part Time Teachers of Psychology (Charge, No report)
    Identifying Best Practices for Employing Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (Charge, Reports, EC Discussion)
    Integration of New STP Bylaws into Procedures Manual (Charge, Reports, EC Discussion, Vote)
    High School Teachers and the Blueprint Book/Project (Charge, Report, Vote)
    STP Media (Charge, Report, EC Discussion)
    Emerging Scientific Advances and the Teaching of Psychology (Charge, Report, EC Discussion)
    Exploring Interdivisional Connections with Divisions (Charge, Report, EC Discussion, Vote)
    STP Members as APS Fellows (Charge, Report, Vote)

  • 2009 President Janet Carlson
    Targeted Membership Recruitment (Charge, Report)
    Member Involvement (Charge, Reports)
    Interdivisional Relationships (Charge, Report, Vote)
    Communication (Charge, Report, Vote)
    STP Awards (Charge, Report, Vote)
    Electronic Rules of Order (Charge, Report, incorporated into Policies & Procedures Manual)

  • 2008 President Maureen McCarthy
    Unification (Charge, Report, Vote)
    Resources (Charge, Report, Vote)
    Restructuring (Charge, Report, Proposed Bylaws Revisions, Votes)

Working Group, Ad Hoc Committee, and Long Range Planning Committee Reports

Reports from STP's Representatives to APA Council

Treasurer Reports & Forms

Past Bylaws, Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines 

  • Past Bylaws
    2018     2017     2014     2013     2012     2009     2006     1999     1996     1995     1983     1980
    Note:  We have not yet located bylaws prior to 1980.  We will add these documents as they become available.
    Proposed Bylaws Revisions
    The following documents contain proposed bylaws revisions as formally presented to membership for a vote. We have not yet located the version of the bylaws that resulted from the proposed revisions in 1977.
    2017   2016   2014   2013   2012   2008   2006   1998   1996   1995   1991   1989   1983   1980   1977


  • Past Policies and Procedures Manuals
    2019     2018     2017     2016     2015     2014     2012   2011
    The Policies and Procedures Task Force submitted the following documents to President Dana Dunn upon completion of the work of the task force.  Note to President Dunn     Draft P&P Manual 2010

  • Past GSTA Policies and Procedures Manuals
    2017     2010
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