NJASP

New Jersey Association of School Psychologists

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We are a non-profit professional association organized in 1958 for school psychologists working or living in New Jersey. 

Our Mission:

Promote school psychology services for children and families

Advocate for all children to realize their full potential



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Spring Conference

Linking Knowledge With Practice

An exciting series of workshops with a focus on application of knowledge that you use in everyday practice. 

Workshops focus on providing resources to make your practice more effective. 

Friday May 6

Holiday Inn East Windsor

Click here Spring Conference 2016 


Great News for School Psychologists!

The “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA), a federal law recently passed, will go into effect in September 2017.  This law gives states more power as to how they spend their money; this flexibility offers unprecedented opportunities for schools and practitioners.

What is exciting is that this new law specifically mentions school psychologists as part of “specialized instructional support personnel” as well as, “school-based mental health service providers.” ESSA recognizes the need to provide comprehensive school psychological services to all students.  

ESSA provides a clear pathway for school psychologists to go beyond their responsibilities as members of the Child Study Team and fulfill their roles as providers of comprehensive services throughout the school.

The New Jersey Association of School Psychologists (NJASP) serves and supports school psychologists across the state.  NJASP will work closely with NJDOE in how ESSA is implemented. 

We need your help. We are looking for input and ideas on how ESSA can empower you as a practitioner and improve your school. Please click here for more information ESSA and School Psychology.Final.pdf and an opportunity to provide your input either via email or use the discussion forum. 


ESSA Input & Ideas Discussion Forum

Click on "ESSA: Input and Ideas"  below under Topic to access important info and focus of the discussion. After you open the Topic, click Reply to become part of the discussion. We want to hear about some of the awesome things New Jersey School Psychologists are already doing to help kids! 

We will review the contributions to the discussion and one lucky contributor will be awarded 10 free raffle tickets to use at our Spring Conference for a chance to win some very cool school psych stuff! 

 

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SEL Studies have found that promoting emotional and social skills correlates with improved outcomes in students' lives

 Social Emotional Learning

NJASP representing in the NJEA Review! NJEA Speak out! p 37

Special Education legislation in NJ Sp Ed bills

SEL Studies have found that promoting emotional and social skills correlates with improved outcomes in students' lives

 Social Emotional Learning

NJASP representing in the NJEA Review! NJEA Speak out! p 37

Special Education legislation in NJ Sp Ed bills

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You do not have to commit to attending board meetings to be involved! We welcome and encourage new voices on our many committees. Check out NJASP Committees and be part of the conversation in whatever way fits with your interests and availability. 


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