Professional Positions


Position statements and resolutions represent the official policy of NASP and are approved by the NASP Leadership Assembly. Position statements are reviewed and revised every 7 years.

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  • Resolution to Support Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence

    As part of the National Association of School Psychologists' (NASP) commitment to ensure all children's safety, well-being, and ability to thrive in school, at home, and throughout life, NASP has adopted the "Resolution to Support Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence". The work of NASP is grounded in its mission, professional standards, position statements, resolutions, policies, and advocacy platforms, all of which are guided by research. … more

  • Resolution Affirming NASP Commitment to High Quality Public Education for All Children and Youth

    As federal, local, and state governments work to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, NASP reaffirms its commitment to ensuring that all students have access to a high-quality, public education that provides them with the comprehensive skills necessary to be successful in school, at home, and throughout life. … more

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