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The 55th Annual Conference will be November 2nd and 3rd, 2023.

at Desert Willow Conference Center

The Theme for this year's Annual Conference is:

Empower. Excel. Elevate: Transforming Perspectives for Impactful Practice

Registration Now Open!

In Person RegistrationVirtual Registration

Early bird registration rates now available through October 20, 2023. Register now and save. Additional information available by clicking the registration form links above.

CALL FOR POSTERS HERE (submission deadline is October 1)

Cover sheet for poster submission

Preorder T-shirts - have a look here

CONFERENCE AGENDA - Come back to see updates!

Thursday, November 2nd

Morning General Keynote Session

The Future of School Psychology is Strong! A Strength-based Approach to Practicing School Psychology.  Dr. Byron McClure, Lessons for SEL (will be live streamed)

Concurrent Afternoon Sessions

Dyslexia and Language Acquisition, Sara Lee, Arizona State University, AZ

From Evaluation to Empowerment: Maximizing METs for Postsecondary Planning, Claudia Weiss, Agua Fria High School District, AZ

Shortages, salaries, and school psychologists: Using data to make our lives better, Kristen Lilly, Tempe Elementary School District, AZ; Marsha Spencer, University of Arizona

CHILDHOOD 2.0: How to Reach, Teach and Support iGen YouthKatey McPherson (will be live streamed)


Friday, November 3rd 

Concurrent Morning Sessions

Going from 0 to MTSS: A Roadmap for Where to Start and How to Implement a High Quality MTSS System K-12, Jason Pedersen, NASP 2023 School Psychologist of the Year, Derry Township School District, PA

Promoting Justice in School Psychology: The Role of Ethics, Systems, and Advocacy, Leandra Parris, William & Mary School of Education

Stress Management for Educators, Noreen Roman and Jim Baker, Gilbert Public Schools, AZ

Comprehensive Assessment of Executive Function from Assessment to Intervention, Jack Naglieri, MHS

Concurrent Afternoon Sessions

Legal Updates, Heather Pierson, Partner at Udall Shumway Law Firm, AZ (will be live streamed)

Empowering Little Ears in a Big Classroom, Brianne Fink, Educational Audiologist, Paradise Valley Unified School District, AZ

Trauma-Informed and Justice-Oriented Services for Economically Marginalized Communities, Leandra Parris, William & Mary School of Education 

Selling SEL - A Journey to Implementing SEL Practices, Jason Pedersen, NASP 2023 School Psychologist of the Year, Derry Township School District, PA 

Discounted Hotel Rooms Available for Conference Attendees
If you need to book a hotel room while attending the conference, discounted rooms are available at the Marriott Courtyard Phoenix Airport starting at $211 per night plus tax. Rooms are available first come, first served; the deadline to book is Oct. 4, 2023. Book online here!


The annual silent auction will be held during lunch on Thursday, November 2 and a raffle will offer items during lunch on Friday, November 3. Proceeds support the AASP mini-grant program and the NASP Children’s Fund. Credit cards will be accepted (additional information will be shared for virtual attendees). Items have been donated by our generous sponsors, AASP members, and local businesses and organizations. 

Virtual Registration Information
Please note that you must be logged in and a current member of AASP at the time of registration to obtain the discounted member rate. to obtain the discounted member rate. It is recommended that you renew membership 7-10 days prior to registering for the conference to ensure you receive the discount. Whether you pay by credit card or school district purchase order (PO), you must register online. Be aware of the Early Bird registration deadline of October 20, 2023 and the regular registration rates. Registration confirmation is provided via e-mail after you register successfully.

Refund Policy

AASP leadership is offering hybrid sessions for individuals who prefer to participate virtually and watch sessions through live streaming (check the AASP conference webpage to confirm the sessions available virtually). Conference registration fees are the same for in-person and virtual attendance. While attendees may change how they attend up to the day before the start of the conference (contact AASP to make a change), AASP is adhering to a no refund policy.

Thank you SPONSORS for the 2023 Conference: 


If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the 55th Annual Conference, click on this form for more information.

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