The Montana Association of School Psychologists Welcomes You!

Mission Statement:

To promote the educational and mental health of all children and youth and promote the interest of and to advance the profession of school psychology.

Jessica Carranza

2017-2018 School Psychologist of the Year

School Psychologist of the Year, Jessica Carranza presented by Membership Involvement Chair Juliana Robinson and her family.

This years recipient of the Montana Association of School Psychologist (MASP) School Psychologist of the Year was Jessica Carranza.  As always it is clear Montana has some amazing School Psychologists. The nomination packet for Jessica showed she is one of those amazing school psychologists. She is a full time school psychologist employed by Great Falls Public Schools. Jessica is involved in her schools in every part of the way; working with teachers, assessing students, running groups, working with outside agencies, RTI/MTSS, and brainstorming with her school teams. She builds relationships with those that she works with, adults and students. She has a can-do attitude. She is supportive to those around her. Jessica has outstanding qualities which is why she was chosen to be the 2017 MASP School Psychologist of the Year.

Looking for a new adventure for the 2017-2018 school year?

Be sure to check out the Job Openings for School Psychologist positions across the state of Montana

ESSA Implementation Resources

NASP has created a variety of handouts designed to break down ESSA into meaningful pieces for driving practice.

Check out their documents for guidance on successful implementation of ESSA in your schools here

The National Association of School Psychologists has updated it’s requirements for National Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) renewal.

If you will be a first time NCSP holder after January 1, 2016 one year of academic support from a supervisor or a mentor.  For more information check out nasponline.org or find the verification form here.

MASP General Business Update:

The second reading for proposed amendments to the MASP Constitution and changes to the MASP Operations Manual was completed at the 2015 Fall Conference on October 16, 2015.  After the second reading, the proposed amendments and changes were approved by a majority vote.

Final drafts will be made available shortly.

To view pdfs of the proposed changes click here:   DRAFTConstitution2015 and DRAFTOperationsManual2015.

(Highlighted sections are proposed changes and strikeouts are proposed removals.)

If you have any comments or suggestions regarding these changes please email MASP at maspexec@gmail.com

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