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PSYCHOLOGY RESOURCES

Read our blog, news articles, legislative updates, newsletter archives, and videos and podcasts for school psychologists.

EVENT CALENDAR

KAPS hosts annual events, monthly meetings, and training opportunities for our members and community of school psychologists. See our calendar and register for events online.

KAPS MERCHANDISE

Our KAPS branded merchandise goes to support  our non-profit organization events, advocacy and training opportunities.

Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools

“Promoting educationally and psychologically healthy environments for all children and youth in Kentucky.”

About our Organization

The Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools is the professional association for school psychologists in Kentucky. We are affiliated with the National Association of School Psychologists, Kentucky Psychological Association, Kentucky Association of School Administrators, and Kentucky Center for School Safety.

MORE ABOUT KAPS

Positive Change

School psychologists can make a positive, lasting difference in children’s lives by unlocking each child’s potential for success.

Diversity

Psychologists promote appreciation and support for human diversity, by assessing and evaluating individual differences to identify intervention strategies.

Expertise

School psychologists apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally.

Success

We work with teachers, families, teachers & administrators  to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments to increase student success.

Join or Renew KAPS Membership

Your membership helps us keep school psychologists’ needs in the limelight at Capital Hill and in the classroom.

Benefits of Membership

RESOURCES FOR PSYCHOLOGY IN SCHOOLS

Executive Council

Meet our executive council members for the 2019-2020 term.

Resources & Lists

Find useful resources, information and legislative updates.

Legislative News

The Legislative updates represents overarching policy goals and recommendations that support the mission and vision of KAPS

Training Opportunities

Upcoming workshops, seminars and online training opportunities.

Archives & Monthly Newsletter

For past newsletter, please visit our archive page. For current  relevant information to keep any school psychologist “up to speed” on Kentucky’s current events, visit our blog.

SUPPORTING OUR PSYCHOLOGISTS IN SCHOOLS

The Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools provides a useful listserv for colleagues to network through important announcements about upcoming events, useful resources and other information.
Subscribe to the NASP listserv. This subscription will allow you to discuss topics of interest to school psychologists across the nation.
Online Training and events for school psychologists in Kentucky from NASP, Schoolpsych.com, iSafe, SRP, UK, and more.
Legislative News, advocacy and representation for psychology in schools. Be Legislatively Active and Improve the Life of your Students and Colleagues!
The Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools periodically distributes a state newsletter that includes relevant information to keep any school psychologist “up to speed” on Kentucky’s current events.

KAPS CORE VALUES

Association’s mission statement and core values

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

SPOTLIGHT: Liz Wallingford

District Name: Mason County Schools Total Years Practicing School Psychology: 20 years (all in Mason County) Prior Work: 9 years total – Teacher of the emotionally handicapped and guidance counselor in western North Carolina and Temple, Texas (moving from Massachusetts to North Carolina and then Texas after 1976 made a school psychology internship position difficult to obtain!) Graduate…

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NASP Releases Education Policy Recommendations

Dear Colleague, The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is pleased to present the enclosed education policy recommendations, Ready to Learn, Empowered to Teach: Excellence in Education for the 21st Century, for inclusion in the national debate over how best to help all of America’s children achieve their fullest potential. NASP represents over 25,000 school psychologists…

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