Mission: LSPA promotes the profession of school psychology to advance effective practices that enrich students' educational outcomes, behavior and mental health.
The 38th Annual LSPA Conference!
Nov 7-9, 2018, "Stronger Together: A Focus on the Multidisciplinary Team"
KEYNOTE: Lisa Kelly-Vance, PhD NASP President
LUNCHEON: Speaker Jamie Wong, LADOE Special Education
HIGHLIGHTS: Brief Conference Schedule
REGISTRATION: REGISTER NOW!
LOG IN FIRST: Remember, you must be logged in to get a member rate. Membership dues are included with the full conference price.
AFFILIATES: Friends of the field of school psychology. Affiliate members have limited privileges and access to meetings/minutes.
NEW GROUP RATE: If your organization/school district has 3+ non-school psychologists (affiliates) attending, you may register for a group
SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS: Instructions for nominating will be posted soon. Deadline for submission is October 1, 2018.
EVENT CONTACT: Laura Maciaszek LSPA Conference Chair
HOTEL RESERVATIONS: DoubleTree by Hilton
1521 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
(337) 235-6111 Phone
(337) 237-6313 Fax
Special LSPA Negotiated Discount: Guest rooms at only $126 (Double) & $136 (King) per night when booked no later than October 24, 2018 using Code: LSP. Book Early to reserve your room.
**NEW REFUND POLICY: PLEASE READ PRIOR TO REGISTERING! The deadline for refunds is October 24, 2018. After October 24, 2018. NO refunds will be given.**
LSPA Professional Conversation
Online Q&A: Peter Langman, PhD
About the Q&A
About Dr. Langman
Dr. Langman has been hired by the Department of Homeland Security to provide trainings, and has been invited to speak at the FBI National Academy. He was the keynote speaker for the National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers, and for the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association. He is the author of Why Kids Kill: Inside the Minds of School Shooters, and School Shooters: Understanding High School, College, and Adult Perpetrators. Dr. Langman’s research has been cited in congressional testimony on Capitol Hill and by thousands of news outlets. He has been interviewed by the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Today Show, CBS, 20/20, Fox, CNN, the BBC, and over 250 other news outlets in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. After the Sandy Hook attack, his recommendations on school safety were presented to President Obama by the CEO of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Langman maintains School Shooters.info, the largest online resource on school shooters.
LSPA not offering CPD for this event. However, NASP provides for book study to be part of Category H of Self Study in NCSP renewal.
Due to the online nature of the event and the technology required to host, no refunds will be made.
LSPA Represented on the LPB Louisiana Public Square about "Making Schools Safe"
Check out LSPA members and school psychologists Dr. Carmen Broussard and Brandon Wilks participating in the forum of LPB's LPS about school safety. Dr. Meagan Medley was also interviewed about school safety, threat assessments, the need for more school psychologists practicing in the state of Louisiana and the significant concern about the possible loss of funding for the Louisiana School Psychological Internship Consortium (LASP*PIC).
4th Annual LSPA Advocacy Day,
April 16, 2018
The 4th Annual LSPA Advocacy Day at the Capitol was a great success. LSPA advocated for school psychology and the best for students, educators and families across the state.