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  • MSPA SPRING CONFERENCE
    May 13th, 2016

    Supporting Student Behavior at School: Strategies that Work

    Location: Sheraton Framingham, MA

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  • NASP 2016 Annual Convention

    February 10–13, 2016

    in New Orleans, LA!

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  • The MSPA Executive Board

    Denise Foley (Secretary), Bob Babigian (Immediate Past President), Jen Milia (President-Elect), Andria Amador (President), Wendy Price (NASP Delegate), Kristine Camacho (Vice President), Jill Snyder (Treasurer)

  • The Ethical Practitioner

    A MSPA Online Course

    Earn 10 CPDs at home!

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News

Children’s Mental Health Awareness

April 21st, 2016

MSPA, SAMSHA and SMH are co-hosting an event at 6:00 p.m. on May 5. The event will take place on the 6th floor of the BPS Central Office, the Bolling Building 2300 Washington St. Roxbury 02119. Light refreshments will be served and free parking will be available at the event. Screening for Mental Health, in partnership with Boston Public Schools and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is hosting an evening of discussion about the state of children’s mental health in…  Read

Professional Development

Supervision for the NCSP

January 8th, 2016

William James College offers group supervision for practicing school psychologists. Clinical supervision promotes reflective practice, supports ongoing professional development, affords consultation on legal and ethical issues, and helps practitioners effectively address the challenges of providing school psychological services. Clinical supervision is essential for ongoing development of the skills, knowledge, and professional behaviors that enable schools psychologists to function at a high level and to engage in independent practice. Two groups are currently available (Mondays at 5 or Thursdays at 5);…  Read

NASP

Look at the video about Dr. Brock’s opening remarks at this year’s NASP convention which highlights MSPA’s hard work

April 1st, 2015

https://vimeo.com/123233311

» Dr. Brock's Video

News

District Determined Measures (DDM)

July 14th, 2014

MSPA has created a page of District Determined Measures (DDMs) for school psychologists and school administrators to consider. These involve the ways in which school psychologists can measure their impact on student achievement. Review this page and if you have additional ideas, please let us know and we will add to this list. School psychologists have very different job responsibilities from district to district in Massachusetts so not all suggestions will be relevant for your needs.

» District Determined Measures

News

Members-Only Content

June 24th, 2014

Our members-only section of the website must be accessed using your password.  If you have not received an email from MSPA with a new password, please check the spam folder of your email (especially if you use gmail). The new members-only section is not a separate website. It is part of this main website. When you are logged-out, you will see what the public sees. When you are logged in, you will see all of the public content plus the…  Read

News

Rubrics for Evaluating School Psychologists

March 4th, 2014

The Massachusetts School Psychologists Association recently developed rubrics for evaluating school psychologists. We are proud to announce that the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has posted our rubrics on the DESE Rubrics page.

» Evaluation Rubrics

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