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Illinois School Psychologists Association

Serving the educational and mental health interests of all children and youth for over 30 years.

Annual Convention

Illinois School Psychologists Association Convention
 

Thursday- Saturday    February 2-4, 2017
  
    Advocacy Through Action


ALL pre-registrations must be received by January 13 to ensure proper processing. To ensure timely processing of your registration form, ISPA will accept your information by fax, mail, or on the web. Registrations received after January 13 will be considered on-site registrations.
 


Registration for the ISPA Conference:

On-line registration

For check payment: MAIL completed form to ISPA Convention, Department 4651, Carol Stream, IL 60122-4651
For credit card payment: FAX completed form (847-864-7580)

Please note:  Friday/Saturday rates are only available through use of FAX or MAIL--not available on-line

Registration booklet. Hard copies of this booklet have been mailed out.


 

Accommodations

ISPA Convention attendees will be offered the following room rate at the Springfield Wyndham City Centre.

$98.00 Single or Double Room Rate

The special room rates (excluding taxes) for convention are available until midnight, January 09, 2017. All reservations must be made through the hotel. Reserve your rooms early to ensure room availability.  Each sleeping room includes one (1) complimentary parking pass for the duration of stay. Please contact the Springfield Wyndham- City Centre directly at 877-999-3223 or via link http://www.wyndham.com/groupevents2017/49084_ILSCHOOLPSYCHOLOGISTSASSN/main.wnt

 

 


Registration:                                             Members                                          Non-members
Early Registration Discount (ERD) Rates available until 01/13/17

Professional    

Full Conference-Thurs/Fri/Sat (1/2 day)              $295                                                   $395                                 
Fri/Sat (1/2 day)                                             $195                                                   $295   

Student/Intern/Retiree

Full Conference- Thurs/Fri /Sat (1/2 day)             $185                                                   $285
Fri/Sat (1/2 day)                                             $135                                                   $235     

 

Job Placement Bureau

The Illinois School Psychologists Association’s Job Placement Bureau will take place on Friday, February 3rd, from 8:00am to 12:00pm, during the annual Convention at the Springfield Wyndham, 700 E. Adams in Springfield, Illinois. Position openings in internships and employment from around the state will be presented, and members will have an opportunity to face to face with representatives from the many districts that attend. Districts will have the opportunity to highlight their openings for all who are interested.

FOR INTERVIEWEES:

If you are seeking a school psychologist employment or internship position, you may submit a one-page resume by email to ispajobplacement@gmail.com to be shared with interviewers. Please indicate in the subject line of the email what type of position you are seeking (Internship or Employment) and include your resume as an attachment in a Word or PDF format with the document being titled “your last name, first followed by the type of position “Internship” or “Employment” you are seeking (ie. Doe, John- Internship). You may submit your resume regardless of whether you are planning to attend the Convention. There is no additional cost for this service. All resumes submitted will be provided to prospective employers. The deadline for resumes is January 20. No resumes will be accepted after the deadline or longer than one-page. If you have any questions, please contact ispajobplacement@gmail.com.

 

FOR INTERVIEWERS:

If you would like to post a position opening and/or attend the Job Placement Bureau to interview potential employees/interns, please do so by filling out all of the required information at the following link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ISPAJobPlacement2017. You will need to know basic information about the available employment and/or internship positions such as whether or not you will be attending the Job Placement Bureau and what specific positions are available. Please provide the information requested by January 20th. A confirmation email will be sent before the conference to confirm the information and availability of a table at the job placement event. If you have any questions, please contact ispajobplacement@gmail.com


POSTER PRESENTATIONS
21 Posters were accepted this year! Topics cover a broad range such as cyberbullying, teen dating violence, homework, systems change, mindfulness, ISPA school psychology survey, ISPA history and practices.  Come see them at the ISPA Winter Convention.