The Montana Association of School Psychologists Welcomes You!

Registration Is Now Live

MASP Fall Conference 2017

Advancing School Based-Mental Health Support

Conference Brochure and Paper Registration: HERE

Presenters: Jim Hanson, M.Ed & Cameo Stanick, Ph.D

Summary: This conference will work to advance school based mental health through DBT, CBT, and strategies supporting Safe Schools for Transgender/Gender Diverse Students.

Dates: October 19th & 20th

Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 4559 North Reserve Street, Missoula, MT 59808

Hotel Reservation: Courtyard by Marriott (406)549-5260 with 99$ per night rate until September 15th

Ask for the Montanan Association of School Psychologists Group Rate

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

Do you know a practicing school psychologist who goes above and beyond the call of duty?

Take the time to nominate them for MASP School Psychologist of the Year.

Marit Waldum

2016-2017 School Psychologist of the Year

MASP President Jordan Scotti, Treasurer (and Marit’s former practicum student) Carly Nason, and Montana School Psychologist of the Year, Marit Waldum

Marit Waldum of Missoula County Public School District was named 2017’s School Psychologist of the Year at the MASP 2016 Fall Conference in Helena, MT.  Marit has supervised numerous School Psychology students.  In providing guidance and structured learning, Marit allows her students to teach and collaborate with her.  She is an expert in preschool and autism evaluations.  She is a multifacted school psychologist who serves students preschool through elementary ages.  Marit is always friendly, optimistic, and open.  Her peaceful, level-headed, kind, warm, and engaging spirit allows her to continually contribute to conversations in a productive, meaningful manner.  Marit is well respected by her peers and continues to make a positive, lifetime impact on many, many people.

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.

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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