2019 Annual Convention

Join us for our 40th Anniversary Annual Convention in Springfield, Illinois on January 31st - February 2nd, 2019 at the Wyndham Springfield City Centre. Learn about how to create Positive Partnerships with Purpose, our theme for this year. As always your convention registration includes access to high quality professional development that is ISBE, APA, and NASP approved, daily snacks, lunch, the all association party, opportunities for job seekers for school psychologist and intern positions, and of course networking with colleagues from around Illinois.

Wyndham Springfield City Centre
700 East Adams St.
Springfield, IL
January 31 - February 2, 2019

ALL pre-registrations must be received by January 18, 2019 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 18, 2019 will be considered on-site registrations.

Online 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)
  • No purchase orders will be accepted.
  • Please note: Nonmember Student / Intern / Retiree rates are only available through FAX or MAIL. 
Registration Booklet
Workshop Blurbs
Presenter Bios

Hard copy registration booklets will be in the mail soon.

Job Placement Bureau

Job Placement Bureau will take place on Friday, February 1, from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Position openings in internships and employment from around the state will be represented, and members will have an opportunity to meet 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 [email protected] 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 name” 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 18, 2019. No resumes will be accepted after the deadline or longer than one page. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

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/r/Ispajobplacement2019. 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 18, 2019. 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 [email protected].

Hotel Accommodations - Deadline 01-07-19

    • Wydham Springfield City Centre, 700 East Adams St., Springfield, IL
    • Rate: $100 Single/Double (Includes daily parking)
    • Phone: 877-999-3223
    • Online: Book Online

Poster Presentations

2019 Poster Presentation Proposals


2018 Annual Convention

 ISPA Winter Convention 2018 Presentation Handouts

2018 Poster Presentations