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
REGISTRATION: Coming Soon!
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 rate. This rate is $300/affiliate. This is only applicable for registrations received by October 1, 2018.
Presentations: The LSPA Executive Council is soliciting specific proposals from members and guests for presentations related to the practice of school psychology. If you would like to present at the 2018 conference, complete the Online Call for Presentation Submissions. All presentation submissions should be sent to LSPA Conference Chair. Deadline for submission is August 25, 2018.
Posters: Sip & See Poster Symposium (Student Poster Competition) Online Call for Posters will be due October 1, 2018.
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 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.