Advocacy

Legislative Alert: HB 933 Reciprocity/School Psychologist Licensure

Name of Legislative Issue/Topic: HB 933 Reciprocity/School Psychologist Licensure The House will go in session at 11:00 this morning. One bill that is proposed and will be presented on the floor is HB 933, which allows for school...

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NCSPA Advocacy Challenge!

Here are specific advocacy actions that School Psychologists across NC have bravely done and now NCSPA needs you to be involved to push our advocacy even more as the NC General Assembly short session...

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School Safety Update

Our board has been hard at work with state and local advocacy efforts in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that has brought school safety and mental health to the forefront...

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NC Policy Watch: The Troubling Shortage of School Psychologists

Please see the link below for a radio commentary on the shortage of school psychologists in North Carolina by Rob Schofield, director of NC Policy Watch: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2018/03/14/the-troubling-shortage-of-school-psychologists/

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NCSPA authored article on the NC Child Blog about School Psychology Shortages in NC

North Carolina’s School Psychologist Shortage Leaves Many Students Without Mental Health Resources By the North Carolina School Psychology Association (NCSPA) Matthew was struggling to keep up with his 2nd grade classmates in reading, was sleeping...

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Advocacy 2017: Facts To Tell Our Story. Know It. Use It.

Download this infographic as a PDF here: SP Infographic.10.10 See the NC School Psychologists 2017-18 Fact Sheet for more info. It also works as a great advocacy tool when talking to legislators and other stakeholders!

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Are you interested in going to a NASP training for FREE?

Are you interested in going to a NASP training for FREE? The NCSPA Legislative and Public Policy (LPP) Committee is actively recruiting School Psychologists in NC interested in leading advocacy efforts within NCSPA through...

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School Psych Advocacy!

School psychologists from the South Piedmont who attended the public comments for ESSA at Mallard Creek High in Charlotte, N.C. are pictured with Dr. June Atkinson.

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Key Points to Share with Legislators

Dear NCSPA Members, Please review these current key points about our field.  We encourage you to share these with your local legislators to educate them about our roles in the schools and the challenges we face to...

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