Vermont Association
of School Psychologists


SAVE THE DATE!

VASP is excited to announce the Fall Conference! Please join us in welcoming David Melnick when he presents on trauma informed schools!  Thursday October 13, 2016
Registration and details available by the end of June.  Please contact any VASP Board member for questions. 

VASP would like to thank Susan Jarmuz-Smith for a fun-filled informative day on best practices using technology and internet security for the VASP Spring 2016 Conference on May 13. Conference attendees enjoyed her enthusiasm and depth of knowledge, at Castleton University! 

Susan Jarmuz-Smith



VASP is affiliated with the
National Association of School Psychologists


OUR MISSION

VASP was organized to address the needs of school psychologists in Vermont and to:

  • Serve the mental health and educational needs of all children and youth;
  • Encourage and provide opportunities for the professional growth of members;
  • To inform the public about the services and practice of school psychology;
  • Advance the standards of the profession of school psychology.
  • VASP, through its members, has a goal of providing leadership and direction in addressing the needs of children and schools in the provision of school psychological services.
  • VASP also provides continuing education workshops on school-related issues; disseminates information to members on local, state, and national issues related to the profession; and fosters communication among Vermont psychologists and school psychologists who are engaged in school-based practice, in whole or in part.
NASP-State-Affiliate

Great resource from NASP Communities and APA:

20 Psychological Principles that Will Help Students Learn More Effectively.

This is an amazing resource put out by the Center for Psychology in Schools and Education, American Psychological Association

http://psychlearningcurve.org/2015/09/28/these-psychological-principles-will-help-your-students-learn-more-effectively/


NASP Events & Activities


  • NASP Applauds Passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (see the final 12/9/15 document on the NASP webpage)
  • Check out the NEW NASP webpage at www.nasponline.org 
  • Come to New Orleans in February for the NASP Convention!









What's New?

Congratulations Castleton University!  In June, the University will have their first cohort of School Psychology students! VASP is excited to welcome this first School Psychology program in Vermont!

http://www.castleton.edu/academics/graduate-programs/master-of-arts-school-psychology/



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