NorCalTOPSS

Serving Psychology Teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Coast, Central Valley, and Sacramento Areas

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NorCalTOPSS is the Northern California Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools Group. Eric Castro of St. Ignatius Prep in San Francisco was the founder, has hosted and is co-organizer. Chuck Schallhorn of Mountain House HS has hosted and is co-organizer. Melinda Mattes of Palo Alto HS is this year's host.

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Save the date!!!

August 10, 2019

********Northern California & Bay Area & Central Valley & Sacramento Psychology Teachers. Set August 5 aside for NorCalTOPSS in Palo Alto, California.


Directions to Palo Alto

Registration/Sign up

We will have:

  • giveaways of psychology and classroom materials
  • discussion of the recent CED changes by the College Board for AP Psychology
  • activity sharing by participants
  • how to make activities into mini labs
  • the scientific nature of psychology
  • using technology in psychology
  • examination of blended learning

Join us for a great day of psychology. If you cannot make it, send or refer a colleague from your school/district/area.

Bring your computers/tablets for demonstrations


To register:

Supporting Sponsors: These individuals and publishers have generously donated materials and time for this year's conference

*Melinda Mattes

*Eric Castro

*Charles Schallhorn

*Perfection Learning/AMSCO

*Worth/Macmillan Education