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The Arizona Association of School Psychologists’ 48th Annual Conference will be held November 3 – 4, 2016 at the Desert Willow Conference Center located at 4340 E. Cotton Center Boulevard in Phoenix.
The theme of this year's conference is “Contemporary Practice: School Psychology Tools for the New Millennium”.
Stay tuned in the coming weeks for additional information regarding registration.
Call for Award Nominations
Excellence may be it’s own reward, but it’s nice to be recognized!
Do you work with an outstanding administrator who appreciates, validates and supports the work of school psychologists? How about a colleague who has provided a lifetime of service to the field, or a practitioner who epitomizes the title of school psychologist? If so, please consider nominating this person for one of AASP’s prestigious awards.
Each year, the Arizona Association of School Psychologists recognizes individuals who contribute significantly to the profession of school psychology. Individuals and teams are encouraged to nominate an outstanding and respected colleague for one of the following three awards. Click on the links below to find award criteria and nomination forms.
1. Keith Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award: This award is given to an Arizona school psychologist whose career reflects consistent and outstanding achievement to students, teachers, parents, administrators, community agencies, and the profession of school psychology.
2. School Psychologist of the Year: This award is given to a practicing Arizona school psychologist who consistently performs at a superior level. The criteria for the award should reflect adherence to and application of the domains of school psychology practice as outlined by the NASP Practice Model.
3. Administrator of the Year: This award is given to an Arizona educational administrator at the school or district level who has who supports the work of school psychologists and recognizes the value of psychological services to all children.
Nominations should be submitted electronically to Dr. Louise Privette, AASP past president and Awards Committee Chair at email@example.com. Questions should be directed to Dr. Privette. Nominations are due by midnight September 23, 2016.
Call for Research Award Proposals and Posters
The 48th annual AASP conference to be held on November 3-4, 2016 provides the opportunity to share research findings relevant to school psychology, support professional practice, and network with other professionals. If you are a student, consider competing for the AASP Student Research Award (the Ed Argulewicz Award) or submitting a poster. A poster session will be held at the AASP reception following the conference on November 3rd.
Click on the links below for submission guidelines and forms.
AASP Mini Grants
Mini grants are awarded to members who submit an application to the coordinator. These grants are to encourage school psychologists to enhance their own capabilities to provide mental health services within their schools. Acceptable purchases could include: therapeutic or educational videotapes, therapeutic curricula, resource books, workshop refreshments, etc. There are 3 types of Mini-Grants:
- $150 Basic Needs
- $150 Mental Health Supplies (or up to $200 for workshop refreshments)
- $500 Mental Health Startup
Within six months of receiving a Mini-Grant, recipents agree to submit an article to AASP for submission to the Intervention newsletter about how they used the funds.
Click on the link below for more information and for an application.