Mindful Reflections

**Post written by Tara Clapp, Conferences Chair for WSPA*** A couple of years ago, I was introduced to a New Year’s tradition by a good friend of mine.  On New Year’s Eve while gathered around a table full of loved ones, we all shared our rose, thorn, and bud from the...

Running IEP Meetings

***Post written by Sarah Perkins, President-Elect, Website Administrator, and Membership Chair for WSPA** I moved to a new school this year. At my old school, all of the SPED team members ran their IEP meetings in a similar way–the way that I had asked them to...

The Psychology 12 Days of Christmas

***Post Written by Don Rentz, Scholarship Chair for WSPA*** I can’t think of a better way to enter the Christmas holiday than with a familiar tune with a psychological twist. If you’re familiar with all/most of the people and concepts you’ve been in the profession a...

Self-Care and Burnout

***Post written by Annastashia Teepe, Southeast Representative for WSPA*** As we slowly transition away from School Psychology Awareness Week and make the push toward winter break, I thought it time to consider the practice of self-care and the ethical implications of...