Who is Aware of School Psychologists?

***Post Written by Sarah Perkins, Website Administrator, Membership Chair, and President Elect for WSPA*** In honor of School Psychology Awareness Week, I was planning on writing a post with resources for increasing awareness of and engagement with school psychology....

Adequate Progress

***Post Written by Scott McQuire, Elections Chair for WSPA*** Lets define the terms – Achieve adequately, sufficient progress, and educational performance is adversely effected. This task seems easily enough to achieve since we are used to dealing with data, cut...

A Fourth “R”: Resilience

***Post written by Bob Bayuk, Northwest Representative for WSPA*** An incredibly important ‘skill’ required for success in the 21st Century world of work is resilience.  The traditionally-viewed values and merits of the first three “Rs,” ‘readin’, ‘ritin’ and...

Assess or Evaluate? ~ That Is the Question

By:  Carol Kramer, Northeast Regional Representative for WSPA            Many years ago the Wyoming State Department of Education requested feedback from some of us in the trenches regarding the Chapter 7 Rules and Regulations Governing Services for Children with...

Mental Health Awareness Week

***This post written by Laura Lane, Secretary for WSPA*** This is mental health awareness week.  I have looked into some very basic information regarding mental health.  See that information at the bottom.  With so many children and youth facing mental health issues,...