Louisiana School 

Psychological 

Association 


 
 
 
 

The 38th Annual LSPA Conference

  • 07 Nov 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • 09 Nov 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Doubletree by Hilton, 1521 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA 70503

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Our advertisers receive an on-screen advertisement at our luncheon OR an opportunity to display hard copies of their promotional materials, pending committee approval. If you would like an advertisement displayed at our luncheon or if you would like to ship us materials to display, please email Kim.Sherman@gmail.com to discuss details. For electronic advertisements, include the link or an attachment to the ad you would like to display.

    (Note: Exhibitors who wish to attend our conference to staff a table must register as Exhibitors, not advertisers.)
  • Membership included for eligible individuals. Verification of membership eligibility will be conducted.
  • Membership included for eligible individuals. Verification of membership eligibility will be conducted.
  • Membership included for eligible individuals. Verification of membership eligibility will be conducted.
  • This option is for those wishing to have a table for their organization or products. Registration does not guarantee LSPA approval.
  • Membership included for eligible individuals. Verification of membership eligibility will be conducted.
  • Membership included for eligible individuals. Verification of membership eligibility will be conducted.
  • Membership included for eligible individuals. Verification of membership eligibility will be conducted.
  • In order to register with the group discount, you must contact president.lspa@gmail.com in order to ensure eligibility & to receive the Discount Code.

    Eligibility: If 3 or more non-school psychologists from the same organization register for the conference early by October 1 through this registration type, the rate will be equivalent to the Member price.

    You may be required to pay an additional $25 if your organization does not have 3 early member registrants.
  • Speakers invited to present by the LSPA are given a registration code. If you have misplaced your code, email lspaconferencechair@gmail.com.
  • Speakers invited to present by the LSPA are given a registration code. If you have misplaced your code, email lspaconferencechair@gmail.com.
  • Speakers invited to present by the LSPA are given a registration code. If you have misplaced your code, email lspaconferencechair@gmail.com.
  • Speakers invited to present by the LSPA are given a registration code. If you have misplaced your code, email lspaconferencechair@gmail.com.
  • Must have membership for the upcoming year to register for this option.

    Membership at any level is not included in daily conference rates.
  • Membership at any level is not included in daily conference rates.
  • For retired members with membership for the upcoming year.

    Membership at any level is not included in daily conference rates.

Registration is closed

November 7-9, 2018

The 38th Annual LSPA Conference!

"Stronger Together: A Focus on the Multidisciplinary Team" 

KEYNOTE: Lisa Kelly-Vance, PhD NASP President

LUNCHEON: Speaker Jamie Wong, LADOE Special Education Policy Director

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Sip & See Poster Symposium (Student Poster Competition)
  • Louisiana Job Fair
  • Student Forum
  • Student Reception: Lisa Kelly-Vance, PhD, NASP President
  • NEW Regional Round-tables: Meet by region to discuss current local issues.  The Regional round-tables will problem solve current issues at the local level. Opportunities for networking and communication with LSPA leadership will be provided to strengthen the field of school psychology within the state. **CPDs will be provided.**
  • President's Strand: The Multidisciplinary Team- Sessions led by multidisciplinary team members from across Louisiana to strengthen our knowledge of each specialty area, assessment, and team collaboration

SESSION SPOTLIGHTS:
  • Grant Writing for School Psychologists: Leslie Paige, NASP President-Elect
  • Suicide in Schools: Scott Poland
  • School Crisis- Ethical & Legal Issues: Scott Poland
  • Ethics Showcase: NASP Ethics Committee Chairperson: Laurie Klose
  • Report Writing Session: Jeanne Anne Carriere 
  • Hot Topics in Special Education & Section 504 Law: Wayne Stewart

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. 

PROPOSALS

  • PresentationsThe LSPA Executive Council is soliciting specific proposals from members and guests for presentations related to the practice of school psychologyIf you would like to present at the 2018 conference, complete the Call for Presentation Submission.  When submitting your presentations for upload on the Members Only Section of the LSPA website, you must follow the Instructions for Handouts & SlidesDeadline for presentation submission is September 7, 2018.  Limited Presentation Slots Available.
  • Posters: Sip & See Poster Symposium (Student Poster Competition).  Complete the Call for Student Posters.  Applications 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. Book Early!

**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.**

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