Licensure

The Review of Licensing for Class 5 and Class 6 School Psychologists

New requirements for Class 5 and Class 6 Licenses came into effect in May 2009.

MASP offers some helpful documents to support you if you are thinking of a career as a School Psychologist or if you are embarking toward licensure.

Class 5 Licensing Process 

Class 6 Licensing Process

The members of the Montana Association of School Psychologists welcome you to our website and will be willing to support applicants seeking licensure by answering any inquiries or providing guidance.

Applicants seeking employment in Montana will need to advise any potential employer of their stage in the Licensure process. The MASP Applicant Liaison (see below) will advise applicants of the date of the next Review Board meeting.

If you believe you are eligible for either a Class 5 or Class 6 License, please apply appropriately. Using the information from both the OPI and MASP websites, the applicant will proceed as outlined below.

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 regarding the application process for your NCSP check out nasponline.org or find the verification form here.

For more information please visit the Montana Office of Public Instruction Educator Licensure page.

MASP Applicant Liaisons

Assistance is available!

The following people are more than happy to assist you with your application or answer your questions.

Joelene Goodover, Applicant Liaison (406) 761-1970 or jsongpaja@gmail.com

Shawna Rader Kelly, Board Chair shawna.rader@gmail.com

A training course for School Psychologist Supervisors involved in local supervision of Class 5 applicants was developed in the Fall of 2009.