Washington State Association
of School Psychologists    

Uniting school psychologists to support all students through advocacy, leadership, and professional development. 

Secondary Summer Summit

This year’s Summit is being held at the Tacoma Convention Center on Aug. 17, 2018. Registration is now open!

2018 Fall Conference

This year's Fall Conference is being held at the Seattle Airport Marriott, 10/18-10/20/18. Registration is now open!

Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America

WSASP is proud to endorse the the “Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America” authored by the Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence. For more information and to endorse this individually, please go to the following link.

2018 Spring Lecture Series

Thank you for participating in the 2018 Spring Lecture Series!

Archived Spring Lecture Series

You can now access previously aired Spring Lecture Series, dating back to 2014, for a discounted price! Please go here for more information.

Training Opportunities

The following professional development opportunities are provided at the request of the presenters or agencies providing the training.

Early Childhood and Assessment Conferences

Gonzaga University's School of Education is hosting "Professional Development Week 2018" on April 4-6, 2018. 

  • April 4th: Best Practices for Educating the Minds of Our Youngest Boys and Girls
  • April 5th: “I’m Feeling Calm Today” - Enhancing Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Classrooms 
  • April 6th: The Assessment of Diverse Individuals - Cultural and Language Considerations

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

The Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute, Inc. is offering a wide variety of live webinars over the next several months. The dates and topics are provided below:

  • March 19, 2018: Mental Health Awareness and Support
  • March 23, 2018: Walking Through Grief - Helping Others Deal with Loss
  • April 3, 2018: Navigating Difficult Conversations
  • April 4, 2018: Violence Threat Assessment - Planning and Response
  • April 10, 2018: Mindfulness - As A Counseling Tool
  • April 16, 2018: Leadership - Insights for Thinking Differently
  • April 24, 2018: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Strategies for Thinking Differently
  • May 8, 2018: Gender and Sexual Diversity in Youth
  • May 8, 2018: Borderline Personality Disorder - Understanding and Supporting
  • June 6, 2018: De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations
  • June 18, 2018: Depression - Practical Intervention Strategies
  • Linking Assessment Results to Instructional Modifications, Accommodations, Remedial Programs, and Compensatory Strategies (Dawn P. Flanagan, Ph.D.)
  • Understanding the Best Available Strategies and Interventions for Reading Comprehension Difficulties (Steve Feifer, Ed.D.)
  • Practical Strategies and Interventions for Students with Memory Difficulties (Milton Dehn, Ed.D.)
  • Interventions that Improve Academic Outcomes for Students with Difficulties in Executive Functions (George McCloskey, Ph.D.)

Link for more information  

eLearning for Educators

The eLearning for Educators Project is now located at The Evergreen State College. This project, one of the OSPI Special Education State Needs Projects, offers online courses designed for busy K-12 educators who serve students with disabilities. These courses focus on special education state initiatives and other relevant topics in special education.

Link for more information

Washington State Association of School Psychologists
PO Box 525
Cheney, WA 99004
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