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Welcome parents, educators, leaders, and student support specialists!

We hope that you will find this resource helpful as you fulfill your role in ensuring positive educational outcomes and wellness for all our children and youth. As School Psychologists across North Carolina, we can be part of the solution, no matter the problem!


Please use the links to the left and the top of the page to locate that information you are looking for. Recent updates to the site will be highlighted in the announcement section below.
Special Announcements

NCSPA Fall Conference
Date: Sunday, October 5, 2014 - Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Address: Asheville Renaissance 31 Woodfin St. Asheville, North Carolina 28801

Phone: (828) 252-8211

Description: The NCSPA board and Fall Conference Committee invites you to participate in our 2014 Fall Conference in Asheville, NC.

The conference theme this year is Advocating For the Needs of All Students. Whether you want to learn about the DSM-5, WJ-IV, WISC-V, crisis incident training, MTSS implementation and assessment, or case law, there are workshops for you! This value priced conference will provide you with tools you can use today, and up to 16 Continuing Education (CE) units.

This year we have reformatted the sessions. On Sunday, you will now be able to attend up to two of four available sessions (morning and afternoon sessions) instead of one day long session.

The program for this year's conference was built around the North Carolina standards for professional practice and the Performance Appraisal Instrument (PAI). We have sessions relevant for practitioners serving children across all levels, from preschool on up, across tiers, for academics, behavior, emotional skills, as well as on issues of professional and ethical interest to our colleagues.

The full conference includes a full day of workshops and, half-day of workshops morning, advocacy reception, student reception, the NCSPA banquet, raffle and reception, membership meeting, and a conference notebook... not to mention at least two and one half days of professional networking and fun! Bring your laptop and/or tablet so you can download the handouts directly; we encourage you to download the handouts before the conference so as not to be burden the limited wifi.

Since we do not work in isolation in our schools or practice, we encourage you to invite your colleagues! Your fellow school counselors, social workers, SST coordinators, preschool teams, RtI coaches, intervention coordinators, and IRTs would benefit, too!

Please use the tabs across the top to learn more about fees, agenda, and hotel. Then click "Register" to start your conference registration. Contact us at ncspamembers@gmail.com if you have any questions! We look forward to seeing you soon.
Posted by NCSPA Web Admin at August 24, 2014 11:38 AM.
Call for presentations for the NCSPA Fall Conference!
This year's theme is "Advocating For the Needs of All Students."

Submit your proposal by July 15, 2014

You will receive confirmation of acceptance by August 1, 2014

Cvent Link
Posted by NCSPA Web Admin at May 28, 2014 3:48 PM.
North Piedmont Region Spring Drive-in
Gail Rodin, PhD. of Pearson Assessments will be presenting on the Administration and Interpretation of the new WISC-V and the new KTEA-III.

She will also be presenting on Q-Interactive, which is a new digital platform that delivers assessments tools on iPad®.

See our events page to register!
Posted by NCSPA Web Admin at March 17, 2014 9:23 AM.
SAVE-THE-DATE: South Piedmont Spring Drive-In
Date: March 27, 2014. Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm. Location: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – South Campus. Part I: ELL Interventions. Presenter: Jennifer Loiseau, Charlotte Mecklenburg County Schools. Lunch on your own. Part II: Q-Interactive. Presenter: Gail Rodin, Pearson Assessment
Posted by NCSPA Web Admin at February 3, 2014 12:59 PM.
SAVE-THE-DATE: Coastal Region Spring Drive-In
Date: Friday, March 7th. Time: 9AM– 4PM. Location: ECU Mendenhall Student Union. Topic: Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners Presenter: Jennifer Loiseau Assessing culturally and linguistically diverse students will be targeted. 10:40 - 12:10: ​Topic: Stand Against Human Trafficking Presenter: Allysa M. Raising awareness about sexually exploited children and disenfranchised youth will help School Psychologists prevent and educate, support the victims and stop human trafficking. Lunch on your own 1:00 - 4:00: Topic: The Culture of Mental Health in Schools Presenter: Robert Wilson The purpose of this session is to give an overview of Youth Mental Health First Aid and discuss the "culture" of mental health within the diversity of the school system. The goal of the workshop is to assist School Psychologists and other school personnel in discussing and supporting mental health effectively, addressing mental health challenges, and understanding mental health disorders among adolescents in a school setting. It will identify typical adolescent development, risk factors, and protective factors that can support youth. We will discuss how increasing mental health literacy, raising awareness, and reducing stigma can help support school performance.
Posted by NCSPA Web Admin at February 3, 2014 12:53 PM.

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