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NITOP 2021 Recordings are available on the NITOP YouTubeYouTube | Youtube logo, Youtube logo png, Instagram logochannel.

NITOP is an independent non-profit organization. We are not affiliated with any parent organization. Our income comes from registration and sponsorships. We’ve had to absorb a huge financial hit this year, but cancelling the in-person conference and offering the virtual conference for free was the right thing to do. We are going to survive (vaccine willing) but it will take us a long time to recover the loss. If you find NITOP useful to you, we are asking for any donation you might like to give. Click here to give.  Because NITOP is a 501(c)3 organization, donations are fully tax deductible.  We appreciate your support.

NITOP 2022

January 3rd-6th

Registration will open in May!

Click here for more details.

Join psychology teachers from universities, two-year and four-year colleges, and high schools at NITOP to explore new ideas that will enhance and broaden your teaching skills. Distinguished speakers from a wide variety of course content areas will guide you in learning innovative teaching techniques and course content updates at the following opportunities.

  • General Sessions -- Cutting-edge research and practice by distinguished speakers who are nationally known for their expertise
  • Concurrent Sessions -- One-hour sessions, each including four presentations by distinguished psychology faculty addressing a wide range of content areas and teaching strategies; each presentation offered twice during the institute
  • Workshops -- Hands-on, interactive sessions on how to improve teaching
  • Teaching Slam -- A fast-paced, dynamic experience in which multiple speakers share their best teaching tip, assessment idea, or class activity
  • Demo Demo-- You become the class as great instructors show their favorite class demonstrations:  new, ready-to-use demos and new versions of old favorites.

Conference Hotels for NITOP 2022

The TradeWinds Island Resort and the Rumfish Beach Resort on St. Pete Beach sit on an 18-acre, family-friendly and environmentally-friendly beach resort which offers an abundance of recreational activities both on and off the beach.  A specially discounted rate for NITOP participants is available for those who make reservations before November 15th.  Access to this rate is available in the receipt for NITOP registration.


St. Pete Beach, Florida

The TradeWinds Island Resort


Abstracts of NITOP 2021 Presentations

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Apryl Alexander 

"Using Psychology for the Public Good:  Social Justice and Advocacy"   

sponsored by

Dr. David Myers

"Life in the Time of COVID:  Psychology's Insights and Tips"

   sponsored by 

Teaching Slam Presenters

Jenel Cavazos, Bob Dubois & Ciara Kidder, Jason Eggerman,

Dina Gohar, Elizabeth Hammer, and Bridgette Martin Hard

Guest Lectures by Bonita Cade, Kenneth E. Carter,

Stephen Chew, Marianne Miserandino and Beth Morling

are available on the NITOP YouTube channel.

NITOP Organizing Committee

Dr. Stephen Chew, Chair

Dr. Kenneth Carter

Dr. Bridgette Martin Hard

Dr. Erin Hardin

Dr. Beth Morling

Coordinator:  Annette Cook

NITOP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contact:  coordinator@nitop.org           NITOP, P. O. Box 963, Northport, AL  35476

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