The following surveys have been submitted to CASP and is available to take now:

Do you need to survey school psychologists? For a small fee you can host your survey here, and we will also include it in our email newsletters! Learn more

 
 

New School Year, New Look

CASP is also improving its website by updating services you have come to depend on. Resource, position and other notable information pieces are under the Publications page. And, It’s back! Frequently Asked Questions – complete with answers – can also be found under the About CASP page linked at the bottom of casponline.org. The questions and answers have been updated and vetted. We hope they will help you as you cruise through the next school year. Also, if you are a CASP member, you can always email us at memberservices@casponline.org with any school psychology-related question and we will do our best to get an answer to you in a timely manner.
 
More changes and updates are coming. Be sure to check your email to see what is up ahead!

 


CASP-Sponsored Bill Moving Through State Legislature

CASP-sponsored Assembly Bill 1651 continued its progress through the California State Legislature after the State Senate’s Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee on June 3 voted 9-0 in support of the legislation authored by Assembly Member Jose Medina (D-Riverside).

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Consider Nominations for CASP’s 2019 Awards

The Paul Henkin Scholarship awards up to $750 to be applied toward registration and workshop costs, lodging, and transportation at CASP’s annual convention. CASP members who are graduate students in school psychology or a newly credentialed school psychologist may apply for the award.

Apply online or download and send completed applications to media@casponline.org or to the CASP office. Deadline is Sept. 1.

(Applicants may not apply for both the CLD Scholarship and the Paul Henkin Convention Scholarship in the same year. Also, applicants for either scholarship must be CASP members.)

Visit the California School Psychology Foundation page to apply for a Mini-Grant. These grants, of up to $1,500, are for working school psychologist to provide programs on their campuses that school districts won’t fund. Due date is Sept. 1

The CASP Alumni Club’s Suzanne Fisher Memorial Leadership Award is given to individuals or groups who have worked to make systemic changes in policies that govern the provision of education and mental health services at the state or local level and have worked to support CASP’s mission and goals. Nominate someone now for this award.

 


CASP Board of Directors Approves Climate Change Resolution

The CASP Board of Directors approved a resolution that “calls on Congress to take effective action on climate change to protect current and future students.”

This resolution approved in San Mateo on March 13 – where CASP kicked off its three-day Spring Institute 2019 the following day – places CASP near the forefront of the issue among education-focused nonprofits. The National School Boards Association is expected to consider a climate change resolution at the end of this month, following the lead of the National Black Council of School Board Members. More than 40 school boards in the western states have passed similar resolutions.

CASP entered the climate change arena after the Salmon Creek Climate Action Club, a group of sixth graders from Salmon Creek Charter School in Occidental in Sonoma County, referenced CASP and NASP on Twitter. The movement is sponsored by Schools for Climate Action.

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Your Dyslexia Questions Answered

Even with guidelines from the state Department of Education and those adopted by school districts, school psychologists, teachers, administrators and parents still have questions regarding assessment for dyslexia. CASP has developed a fact sheet in a Q & A format designed to answer those questions. Still have questions? If you are a CASP member, email us at memberservices@casponline.org and we will strive to get it answered. Not a member? Click on Join CASP above and see the benefits you’ve been missing. Become a CASP member today!

 


Is your CASP membership about to expire? Renew today!

Take advantage of convention discounts, webinar discounts (need CEUs?), hotel discounts, and continue to receive referral services for those issues in which you need some guidance, representation in Sacramento on issues that affect how you do your job. And don’t miss out on CASP Today, the association’s quarterly newsletter; Contemporary School Psychology, CASP’s quarterly academic journal; major discounts at CASP’s annual convention, and more. Fill out the appropriate renewal application today by visiting the CASP membership page.