Judith Meece elected to American Psychological Association division leadership
August 24, 2011
Judith Meece, professor of educational psychology, has been elected to a three-year term as a member of the Executive Committee of Division 15 (Educational Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.
The term consists of a first year as president-elect, then a year as president, followed by a year as past president.
The mission of Division 15 is to expand psychological knowledge and theory relevant to education, to extend the application of psychological knowledge and services to all aspects of education, to develop professional opportunities in educational psychology, to further the development of psychological theory through the study of educational processes, and to promote cooperation and joint action with others having similar or related purposes.
Division 15 members include approximately 1,300 psychologists, allied scientists, students, and others who share a common interest in research on the psychological aspects of learning and schooling.