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.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) applauds the Biden Administration’s actions to protect the rights of transgender students as part of U.S. public schools’ obligations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Notice of Interpretation makes it clear that the Department interprets Title IX’s prohibition on sex discrimination to include discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is pleased to see that President Biden’s proposed FY22 budget presents tremendous opportunity for our nation’s public education system and the students it serves. This historic budget proposal prioritizes addressing disparities that have existed for too long and ultimately undermine the fabric of the nation.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO), and Safe and Sound Schools (SASS) have partnered to release updated guidance on conducting armed assailant drills in schools.
Public Comments and Testimony
School Psychology in the News
NASP member Christina Conolly joined the Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss violence prevention in Montgomery (MD) County Public Schools. … more
NASP member Angela Mann discusses her work on an ACLU study that discusses mental health statues of America's students. … more
NASP Executive Director Kathy Minke joined the Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss how parents can do to help kids navigate the new school year, whether they are entering preschool or high school. … more
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Responsible Media Coverage of Crisis Events Impacting Children
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