The following surveys have been submitted to CASP and are available to take now:
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Start making plans now for “Connecting the Dots to Support the Whole Child,” or Spring Institute 2016. It will be held March 31-April 2 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel. Spring Institute will be comprised of a variety of workshops that will delve into interventions that you can use immediately to understand the whole child, as well as law and ethics, LEP issues, and more Thursday through Saturday. Students will have the chance to learn about issues that concern them at the Student Strand workshops. To learn more visit event.casponline.org.
Nominations are now open for the 2016-2017 CASP Board of Directors. Candidates are needed to fill the offices of president-elect, and all of the even-numbered region representatives, which are: Region II, Region IV, Region VI, Region VIII, and Region X. Only regular members in good standing may nominate or run for office. When making a nomination for CASP office, please keep the following guidelines and expectations in mind. View more information about the nomination process and to apply or run for office.
Share your knowledge by submitting a proposal for CASP Convention 2016, to be held October 27-29 in Newport Beach. The Call for Presentations is now available at CASPOnline.org. See the Events page under CASP Convention 2016 to access the form and information.
Award winners, speakers and various photos of CASP Convention 2015 attendees are now online in the Fall issue of CASP Today. While there, be sure to check out the latest issue of Contemporary School Psychologist. Guest Editor Michael Furlong’s special topic in this issue is: School-Based Approaches to Promote Complete Mental Health: School Psychologists Working to Foster Students’ Thriving Well-being. Members can access the quarterly journal for free but must go through the CASP website Members Area to get there. Great holiday reading! Visit the Members Area to check it out!
President Obama signed the every Student Succeeds Act today, ending eight years of failed efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act/NCLB. This legislation, one of the few pieces recently passed in a bipartisan vote of Congress, moves us away from a narrow focus on standardized tests and toward a more comprehensive approach to student success and school accountability.