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Teaching Awards

SPSSI honors the contributions of outstanding teachers and mentors, at the graduate and the undergraduate levels, with annual awards.

Outstanding Teaching & Mentoring Award:
SPSSI confers an annual award for outstanding teaching/mentoring in areas related to the psychological study of social issues. This award recognizes teaching excellence in a variety of contexts.

→ Click here to view a list of previous Outstanding Teaching & Mentoring Award Winners.
 

Innovative Teaching Award:
SPSSI confers an annual award for innovative teaching in areas related to the psychological study of social issues. This award recognizes effective courses, assignments, or classroom activities addressing social issues.

→ Click here to view a list of previous Innovative Teaching Award Winners.
 

Speaker at the National Institute for Teaching of Psychology
The recipient of this annual award is chosen to represent SPSSI as a speaker at the National Institute for Teaching of Psychology (NITOP).

→ Click here to view a list of previous Speaker at the National Institute for Teaching of Psychology Award Winners.
 

SPSSI Teaching Resource Prize 
The SPSSI Teaching Resource Prize is a $50 award for teaching resources to reward innovative activities, assignments, and projects related to the psychological study of social issues.

→ Click here to view a list of previous Teaching Resource Prize Winners
 
SPSSI Teaching Grants:
SPSSI Teaching Grants are intended to provide networking opportunities, promote awareness of SPSSI, and increase SPSSI membership through support of small-scale events workshops, learning communities, trainings, brown-bag events or series, or mini-conferences.

→ Click here to view a list of previous Teaching Grant Award Winners.

NEW! SPSSI Two-Year College Teaching & Mentoring Excellence Award
The SPSSI Two-Year College Teaching & Mentoring Excellence Award recognizes the contributions of faculty at two-year institutions in furthering SPSSI's mission to advance the understanding of social issues.