9th Grade Boys

***Post written by Don Rentz, Scholarship Chair for WSPA*** This is my second year working at a high school. I have previously worked many years at the middle school level. I have noticed that 9th grade boys are overrepresented in student earning failing grades. They...

Students and Social Media

***Post written by Annastashia Teepe, Southeast Representative for WSPA*** With the recent Momo Challenge and continued concerns among educators about students use of social media, educators and staff can continue to review social media use data and facts and tips...

Instruction in Reading

***Post written by Laura Lane, Secretary for WSPA*** WSPA has had Dr. David Kilpatrick come to present at conferences 2 times.  I have brought this information back to my district’s reading intervention team at the K-3 level.  They have taken this on and in January of...

Paperwork Streamlining : TheFormTool

***Post written by Sarah Perkins, Membership Chair, Website Administrator, and President-Elect for WSPA*** I wanted to share a recent tool that I have found that is helping to streamline my paperwork process. On a recent discussion on the NASP communities page,...