Cultural Competence

NASP is committed to the support of inclusive educational environments that respect and respond to differences in race, culture, ethnicity, and language. NASP promotes cultural competence in every area of school psychological service delivery. NASP maintains a Bilingual Directory with a list NASP members who speak languages other than English.

Psychology of Multiculturalism

Understanding the diverse cultural, linguistic, and educational needs of students is essential to creating genuinely inclusive and effective schools where all children can thrive.

Position Statements

  • Safe and Supportive Schools for Transgender and Gender Diverse Students

    The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) supports the civil, human, and educational rights of transgender and gender diverse (TGD) students. NASP further asserts that to optimize TGD students’ academic, social, emotional, behavioral, and development potential, schools must be safe, secure, equitable, and inclusive environments for all students. … more