Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) is the preeminent federal loan forgiveness program available to school psychologists who meet various qualifiers and requirements, including working for 10 consecutive years in a public service role and making all payments over the 10-year period on time. Only certain federal loans are eligible for forgiveness. The resources below can give you a general overview of the program, if and how you might qualify, how to apply for forgiveness, and more.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP) Article
In this FAQ, Kelly Vailancourt Strobach, NASP Director of Policy and Advocacy explains in detail how the PSLFP applies to school psychologists.
College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007
The College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 was signed into law by President George W. Bush and created the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Webinar
The Department of Education held a "Understanding the Basics of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program" webinar in May 2019. Check out the video of the webinar below.