School psychologists can provide expertise on issues facing schools and students such as learning disabilities, mental health issues, school safety and crisis prevention, and more. Members of the media should contact Katherine Cowan at 301-347-1665.
December 14, 2017
Five years ago, 26 children and educators lost their lives in the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Since then, their loved ones and other caring individuals and organizations, like the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), have committed to transforming heartbreak into action by working to keep our schools and communities safe.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is pleased to announce that it has awarded lifetime honorary memberships to Deborah P. Crockett, Susan Gorin, and Cecil R. Reynolds.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Executive Director Susan Gorin has announced plans to retire at the end of June 2018. A search for Gorin’s replacement is underway with the help of executive search firm Vetted Solutions.
President’s Proposed Budget Jeopardizes the Well-Being and Education of Millions of Children and Youth
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) joins with other education and children’s advocacy organizations in expressing deep concern regarding President Trump’s proposed budget for FY18 in terms of its impact on children’s learning and well-being.
School Psychology in the News
NASP member Jessica Skalaand is featured in this story on the acute shortage of school psychologists to provide mental health services and the effects on students in crisis. … more
Munhill, PA - Benjamin Fernandez, cochair of NASP's School Safety and Crisis Response Committee, discusses the need to balance security measures with school climate. … more
Baltimore, MD - In this special newsletter issue, the Baltimore City Association of School Psychologists highlights the many positive ways its members helped Baltimore students to channel their emotions and feelings during the recent period of instability, trepidation, and unease. … more
Who Are School Psychologists?
Learn more about school psychologists' role, expertise, and services.
NASP Practice Model
NASP's model for implementation of school psychological services to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, and quality in schools nationwide.
NASP's public policy and advocacy blog.
Position statements and resolutions representing the official policy of NASP.
Responsible Media Coverage of Crisis Events Impacting Children
Improper media coverage of crises can also cause real harm to children.