NASP Guidance for Ensuring Student Well-Being in the Context of the 2020 Election

The 2020 election has generated strong opinions, emotions, and disagreements among many Americans, and it is occurring in the context of widespread, ongoing stress and anxiety from the pandemic, economic challenges, and racial injustice and unrest. Regardless of the outcome of the election, we have much to do to heal and move forward as a nation. As parents, caregivers, and educators, we have a critical responsibility to help children and youth feel safe and secure and to help them learn how to engage with others of differing viewpoints in a peaceful, tolerant, and respectful manner.

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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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