April 2018 Student Leader Virtual Meeting: Advocacy

On Wednesday, May 9, Government and Professional Relations Committee member Elly Maras presented to a group of NASP Student Leaders about the duty of school psychologists to participate in advocacy and ways for graduate students to start advocating at the local, state, and national levels. The webinar recording is available below, and the accompanying slides are available for download.

Become a Student Leader

NASP is seeking Student Leaders for the 2018–2019 school year. Student Leaders collaborate with NASP leadership to promote the profession, serve as point-people for advocacy and school psychology awareness activities, and share updates from NASP with students in their program. E-mail students@naspweb.org to find out if your training program currently participates.

Advocacy Resources

Advocacy Action Center
Use the Advocacy Action Center to contact your elected officials about public policy issues that are of importance to school psychologists and NASP.

Policy Matters
Read our policy and advocacy blog to hear from NASP staff and leaders about pertinent issues affecting the profession and personal experiences with advocacy at the local, state, and national levels.

Government and Professional Relations (GPR) Committee
NASP’s GPR committee can help you find your advocacy voice, provide advocacy training, access information, or answer questions.

2018 NASP/GW Public Policy Institute (PPI)
This program helps build foundational knowledge of education public policy and grassroots advocacy skills. Early bird pricing ends May 28!

School Psychology Awareness Week
Each November, school psychology professionals and graduate students nationwide celebrate the profession and help school staff, students, and families understand the variety of factors that contribute to thriving students and school communities.