Public Records Request

Password for access is antelope ***Post written by WSPA Member*** Public Records Request According to a Memorandum released by State Superintendent Jillian Balow dated December 2, 2019, State Senator Tom James from District 13, Sweetwater County, has requested the...

Discrepancy Table in SLD Reevaluations

Password for access is antelope ***Post written by Eldon Clifford, Past President for WSPA*** Discrepancy Table in SLD Reevaluations: Good idea or Crapola  I am old enough to remember, prior to the reauthorization of IDEA 2004 and Wyoming Department of Education’s...

What does a School Psychologist do?

Password for access is antelope ***Post written by Scott McGuire, Elections Chair for WSPA*** I have been asked from time to time, “What does a School Psychologist do?”  The perception is that we work with kids who have emotional or behavior problems.  I start by...

Thoughts about Ethics and CEUs

Password for access is antelope ***Post written by David Briggs, Ethics Chair for WSPA*** Every few years, it is inevitable that school psychologists have to renew their certification/licensure. It is worth noting that the National Association of School Psychologists...

Who are We Writing Reports For?

Password for access is antelope ***Post written by Sarah Perkins, President and Membership Chair for WSPA*** I have recently improved my efficiency at report writing through some techniques, like using TheFormTool, but I still have not really addressed, in my own...

Meaningful Work

***Post written by Bob Bayuk, Northwest Representative for WSPA*** Some years back when I was working in Worland, my boss and I put on a workshop in Cody.  We invited BJ Wise and Kim Marcum from Randy Sprick’s group to come talk about meaningful work, finding a way to...