Who We Are
At EducationalPsychology.net, our goal is to create the most comprehensive and reliable resource for students interested in pursuing an educational psychology education that is also extremely functional. From the facts, figures and statistics regarding educational psychology education to personal anecdotes, experiences and advice regarding working as a educational psychology professional, we provide you with everything you need in order to decide if studying educational psychology is right for you.
Our site is built around a comprehensive expert discussion on educational psychology education and careers, that is refreshingly honest. Through this dialogue, our resident expert, Katy Hisrich, aims to systematically and completely answer any and all questions you may have regarding the study of educational psychology. She makes it a point to highlight the issues you should be aware of at the outset, so, should you decide to pursue educational psychology, there will be minimal surprises and you will know exactly what to expect. Katy Hisrich, maintains a Question & Answers database to add to the conversation on educational psychology.
We also have a unique aptitude quiz that you can take to find out if you are suited for a career in educational psychology. Our 10 question quiz is specifically designed to help you compare your strengths and weakness with those necessary for a successful career in educational psychology.
We also feature over 3 original interviews on our site. These interviews are with educational psychology students, educational psychology professors and educational psychology professionals. Through these interviews, our goal is to provide you with an insider’s look at both educational psychology education and educational psychology jobs. The information you will glean from these interviews is invaluable. We even have a particularly helpful video interview with Susan Bloch, an educational psychologist, who shares with you experiences and valuable advice based on her personal educational and career journey.
Katy Hisrich currently serves as adjunct professor in the College of Education at Grand Canyon University and instructional designer and course developer for Springboard Content and Publishing. Katy holds a PhD in Educational Psychology from Arizona State University and a Masters in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Through her research and educational field experience, Prof. Hisrich has gained valuable insight into educational psychology, adolescent development, parent education and literacy development while proving her commitment to excellence in education, problem solving and collaborating to enhance professional skills.