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The collective resources and knowledge of ISPA is available to members, education and mental health colleagues, and school communities.
The Take A School Mental Health Day initiative emphasizes the importance of social and emotional learning (SEL) while increasing the understanding of the school psychologist’s value within the school environment and community. This program also enables school psychologists to strengthen alliances with school leadership, teachers and other professionals. Accessible only to ISPA members.
RTI Resources provides school psychologists and educational colleagues with a variety of resources to help them plan and implement problem-solving approaches consistent with the “response to intervention” model.
Speakers’ Bureau. The Speakers’ Bureau lists ISPA members who are willing to speak or present on various educational and mental health topics.
National Association of School Psychologists Resources. This Web site provides significant resources valuable to school psychologists.
Illinois Internship Manual
Guidelines for School-Community Partnerships
Illinois Special Education Eligibility and Entitlement in an RtI Framework
High School Resources listserv
This listserv provides an opportunity for practitioners at the secondary level to post questions and comments to one another that relate directly to the distinct concerns that occur within high school settings. Some topics for consideration may include, but are definitely not limited to, social/emotional questions, RtI practices within high schools, and other resources specific to high school professionals. If you would like to be added to this listserv contact Shawn at email@example.com