Early Career Forum

Posted by asulliva on November 29, 2013

By Robert J. Volpe and Amy M. Briesch


If you have had the experience of entering an unfamiliar school and performing a well-rehearsed conference room pitch for some study you would like to conduct only to be rebuffed by the school staff, you are not alone.... view post

Posted by Bryn.Harris on October 14, 2013

As an early career scholar or as a seasoned instructor, course preparation can be a challenging task. Much of this challenge comes from the fact that course preparation never feels “done.” There are always more articles to read, grading rubrics to expand, or... view post

Posted by Bryn.Harris on August 22, 2013

With the new academic year upon us, we share our strategies for preparing for the fall semester.
Being a university professor has to be one of the greatest jobs in the world. It is hard to imagine a career that would match it in terms of flexibility with... view post

Posted by asulliva on August 12, 2013

A few years ago, Bryn Harris and I met at SSSP’s SPRCC. Given the strong mentoring component of the conference, it’s probably not surprising that many of our conversations centered on our own experiences being mentored and... view post

Posted by admin on July 22, 2013

Mission: The Early Career Forum (ECF) exists to disseminate information to early career scholars concerning matters relating to their success as academicians and scientists, and to provide an on-line community of early career scholars to provide support, exchange ideas... view post

Posted by admin on May 10, 2010

We are a committee of school psychology faculty committed to the career development of early career scholars in the field. Currently, we are a committee of three:

Bryn Harris... view post


  • The RFA for the 2017 Shapiro Mid-Career Scholar Research Initiative is now available! Applications are due August 1, 2017 at 5pm Eastern Time. Donwload RPF
  • Congratulations to new board members Sandra Chafouleas (President-Elect), Jeffery P. Braden (Treasurer), and Gary Stoner (Secretary)!
  • Thank you for your service as board members Elaine Clark (Past-President), Margaret Semrud Clikeman (Treasurer), and Karen C. Stoiber (Secretary)!
  • Congratulations to new President Robert Volpe, and thank you Stacy Overstreet for your past service as President! View Current Board