Louis Kruger, PsyD (School, 1986) is the winner of the Peterson Prize for outstanding contributions to Professional Psychology. Dr. Kruger is an Associate Professor and Director of Northeastern University’s PhD and specialist level school psychology programs.
Lou Kruger’s (1982 School) film documentary, Children Left Behind, has been selected to be shown at the APA Convention in Toronto. The showing is scheduled for the Metro Convention Centre, North Building, Constitution Hall 107, on Saturday, August 8th from 12:45 to 1:35 PM. The APA Ad Hoc Committee on Films reviewed 130 films for possible inclusion at the convention and selected 30. He was competing against some big producers. Last year, for example, the convention showed films produced by HBO, ABC, Miramax, Touchstone Pictures, PBS, National Film Board of Canada, Castle Rock Entertainment and the BBC. School psychologists and Northeastern University students made major contributions to the film’s development. The documentary was recently shown at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, where it received a standing ovation, and the Massachusetts State House for the state legislators and their aides. For more information about the film and a video trailer, please visit: http://www.childrenleftbehind.com