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May 10, 2019
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Resolution Proposed for Permanent Recognition of School Psychology Awareness Week
New Jersey Joins School Psychologists Nationwide in Recognition of School Psychology Awareness Week
School Psychology Awareness Week is November 12–16, 2018
The New Jersey Association of School Psychologists (NJASP) is pleased to announce that proposed Assembly Bill AJR171, which designates the second full week in November of each year as School Psychology Awareness Week, has been put forth for resolution. A Joint Legislative Resolution from Assemblywoman Murphy, Senator Singleton, and Assemblyman Conway recognizes this year’s School Psychology Awareness Week, as well as permanently designating it as a state recognized week. A Resolution Presentation Ceremony is scheduled for November 8th at Assemblywoman Carol Murphy’s District Office.
The proposed resolution designates the second full week in November each year as “School Psychology Awareness Week” and includes language recognizing the relationship between school psychology services and student mental health and wellness. Click here for full version of press release SPAW.NJ.PR.pdf
In celebration of this "hot off the press" great news, let us know what you have planned in your district for SPAW next week. We will review all submissions and one NJASP member will win $25 worth of raffle tickets to put towards winning one of the amazing items available at an upcoming NJASP conference! Email Terri with your plans right away!
Clear your calendar, remind your friends and colleagues....Join us for a day of inspiration, restoration, and school psychology geeky fun!
Friday December 14, 2018
Share "School Psychology" with potential future school psychologists!
NASP has officially launched the Exposure Project (NASP-EP) to expose high school students and undergraduates to school psychology. As a school psychology graduate student, faculty member, or practitioner, please consider presenting to high school students or undergraduates in your area to expose them to the field. ALL materials have been prepared for you and are available by accessing the Dropbox link below. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Dr. Charles Barrett, Co-Chair, African American Subcommittee at email@example.com.
Thanks for your support of this exciting project that will significantly affect the field of school psychology!
NASP Exposure Project
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With the passage of ESSA, it is important for NJ school psychologists to have a "seat at the table" as states and local districts decide how to implement guidelines for school improvement. It is critical that we stay involved to help ensure that ESSA is implemented in the most effective manner. Click here for more!
Q and A:
A: New Jersey's proposed ESSA State Plan policies were submitted to the USDOE as planned. Click here for what this may mean for you GPR Q & A
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