Louisiana School 

Psychological 

Association 


 
 
 
 

Annual LSPA Fall Conference- November 2022

  • Wed, November 02, 2022
  • 7:00 AM
  • Fri, November 04, 2022
  • 4:00 PM
  • Doubletree by Hilton, 1521 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA 70503

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Our conference advertisers will have materials with their logos put into attendee bags. These items may include things like pens, posters, tablets, brochures, etc. If you would like an advertisement displayed at our luncheon or if you would like to ship us materials to display, please email mlibertore3@yahoo.com to discuss details. Attach 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.
  • Primary method for registration of verified school psychology students. Prepayment of student level membership is not required.
  • This is an alternate registration for certain verified school psychology students. Prepayment of student level membership is not required.
  • This option is for those wishing to have a table for their organization or products. Registration does not guarantee LSPA approval. If you would like to ship us materials to display, please email mlibertore3@yahoo.com to discuss details.
  • 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.
  • Honorary Members earned this status through many years of generous support and distinguished service to the organization.
  • 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.
  • If you would like to ship us materials to display, please email mlibertore3@yahoo.com to discuss details.
  • Our luncheon advertisers receive an on-screen advertisement at our luncheon. If you would like an advertisement displayed at our luncheon or if you would like to ship us materials to display, please email mlibertore3@yahoo.com to discuss details. Attach 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.)
  • 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.
  • Can't make it to conference, but still want your company to have a presence? Gain visibility by displaying your brochures and other materials in a central location! This option is for those who cannot attend the conference, but want to send materials to display or give away. Please email mlibertore3@yahoo.com to discuss details.

Register

November 2-4, 2022

The Annual Fall LSPA Conference!

"Remember Your Why" 

KEYNOTE: Byron McClure, Founder of Lessons for SEL: "Why the Time is Now to Shift Towards A Strength-Based Approach" 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Sip & See Poster Symposium (Student Poster Competition)
  • Louisiana Job Fair
  • Student Reception: Celeste Malone, NASP President
  • 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.**

SESSION SPOTLIGHTS:

  • Speaker sessions featuring an EDI focus, including: Dr. Byron McClure ("Why the Time is Now to Shift Towards a Strength-Based Approach"), Amy Cannava (LGBTQ+ and Intersectionality), and Drs. Peter Faustino and Amber Harris ("Focusing on the I in IEP for Neurodiverse Students")

  • Returning national speakers: Dr. David Hulac and Dr. Chris Abildgard

  • Returning regional experts: Dr. Wayne Stewart, Dr. Meagan Medley, Dr. Alan Coulter, Dr. George Hebert, Dr. Kelli Henson, Dr. Seth Whiting, Dr. Stephen Powell, and Anna Laakman

  • Hot Topics in Special Education & Section 504 Law: Wayne Stewart

CHILD SERVICES FUNDRAISER: Want to help the LSPA Child Services Committee? This year's proceeds will go to benefit the Louisiana Center for Children's Rights. Find out more at https://lakidsrights.org/

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.

GROUP RATE: If your organization/school district has 3+ non-school psychologists (affiliates) attending, you may register for a group rate. This rate is $345 per affiliate. This is only applicable for registrations received by October 1, 2022. 

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 2022 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 18, 2022 for consideration for current or future conferences. If you would like a copy of your presentation slides/handouts to be on the website when the conference starts, it must be emailed to LSPA Webmaster  by October 18. Limited Presentation Slots Available.
  • Posters: Sip & See Poster Symposium (Student Poster Competition).  Complete the Call for Student Posters.  Applications will be due by October 18, 2022.

SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS: Send nominations for School Psychologist of the Year award and the Will Bergeron Memorial Scholarship to Brandon Wilks, Immediate Past- President. Deadline for nomination submission is October 18, 2022. 

Click HERE for more information about our awards and how to nominate someone.

Event Contact: Julie Pickle LSPA Conference Chair

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:  

LSPA  Hotel Reservation  

Group Name: LA School Psychological Association
Group Code: LPY
Check-In: rates from NOVEMBER 1, 2022
Check-Out: through NOVEMBER 4, 2022
Hotel Name: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lafayette
Hotel Address: 1521 West Pinhook Road
  Lafayette, Louisiana
  70503-3158
Phone Number: 1800-222-8733


SPECIAL LSPA Negotiated Discount: Want to help LSPA? If you book your hotel room through Hilton and use the Group Code "LPY," the organization will get credit which helps to pay for speaker hotel rooms.  Guest rooms are $126 (Double) & $136 (King) per night when booked no later than October 18, 2022 using Group Code: LPY. Book early to reserve your room. Book Early!  

**REFUND POLICY: PLEASE READ PRIOR TO REGISTERING! The deadline for refunds is October 18, 2022. After October 18, 2022, NO refunds will be given.**

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