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I always come away from the NASP conventions with energy and renewed excitement about being a school psychologist.
Alice Wellborn, MA, NCSP
Transylvania County Schools


I am always impressed with the level of expertise and depth of offerings at the NASP convention.
Nadine Woodle, NCSP
Naperville School District 203

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Talking Points

WHAT DO YOU PLAN TO GAIN FROM ATTENDING THE CONVENTION?

  • What skills could you learn/improve by attending?
  • What are some specific cases that would benefit from your attendance?
  • What district priorities can you help address while you’re there?
  • List some specific sessions that you would like to attend.

LIST A FEW WAYS THAT YOU CAN HELP MANAGE THE COSTS OF ATTENDING 

  • Reduce the cost of your registration by registering early.
  • Find a roommate for the convention and cut your hotel costs in half.
  • Get all of your professional development in one trip.

EXPLAIN WHAT CAN YOU BRING BACK TO YOUR DISTRICT FROM THE CONVENTION

  • Give a presentation to your colleagues covering what you learned.
  • Make copies of speaker handouts that you found helpful.
  • Pick up sample materials from the exhibit hall for your team to consider. 

HOW DO YOU PLAN TO COVER FOR THE TIME THAT YOU WILL BE AWAY?

  • What can you do in advance to make your time away easier on everyone?
  • Will you be able to respond to emails while you are away?
  • Can you designate someone on site to help handle emergencies?