The Illinois School Psychologists Association (ISPA) is a not-for-profit professional association representing school psychologists in the state of Illinois since 1979.

Our Mission

The Mission of the Illinois School Psychologists Association is to serve the educational and mental health interests of all children by promoting:

  • The rights of all children, youth, and their families for healthy development and optimal educational attainment
  • The highest standards for competent and ethical school psychological services (model standards of training, credentialing, service, and practice)
  • The advancement of the profession of school psychology.
  • The maintenance of an organizational structure that assures a sound, dynamic, and member responsive organization.


Presidential Perspective - Mary Satchwell

It is my pleasure and honor to welcome you to another year of membership in the Illinois School Psychologists Association. My name is Mary Satchwell and I am honored to serve as the President of ISPA for the 2019-2020 membership year. This is my tenth year serving on the ISPA governing board and I look forward to leading our association in its 41st year serving our members across Illinois. 

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Book Donations

The Governing Board has selected Bernie's Book Bank as the charitable organization for which ISPA will focus its charitable giving on for 2019-2020 year. Bernie's Book Bank provides books to at-risk children in the Chicagoland area. Contact Rosalinda Barragan, Service Project Chair, if you would like to get involved in the fundraising efforts.