Maryland School 
 Psychologists' Association

MSPA: Promoting the learning of all Maryland school children


2017-2018 MSPA Election 

Voting will take place March 27th - April 7th

Results will be announced at the MSPA Spring Conference on April 21, 2017

Be an informed voter in this year's election!

Statements from Officer Nominees & Distinguished Member Nominees, as well as information about the proposed MSPA Core Values are now available for review!

Access election information HERE!


Special Rate for Active Members! 

Join now and become a member for a year and a half for $105!  

Your next renewal won't be due until July 1, 2018.

Contact Laura Veon if you have questions.

Happenings Around the State

10th Annual Legislative Breakfast!

January 12, 2017

The MSPA Legislative Committee hosted the 10th annual Legislative Breakfast in Annapolis.  The committee shared key information about school psychology efforts across the state, as well as important issues, such as mental health treatment and the implementation of ESSA.  

The event welcomed 30 school psychologists from across the state of Maryland, as well as 50 legislative officers.  

The committee shared folders of information, as well as gift bags, for the legislative attendees to further promote the field and outreach to key decision makers in Annapolis.  

Want to join the Legislative Committee in its next endeavors?

Contact Legislative Committee Chairperson, Shannon Cassidy for information! 

Check out the events from Legislative Breakfast 2017!

MSPA Legislative Chairperson, Shannon Cassidy, and MSPA President, Courtnay Oatts, at the 10th Annual Legislative Breakfast   

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School Psychologists Brady Petry and Nadine Serbonich with Speech Pathologist Jessica Silva, sharing about prevention and intervention strategies for students

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School Psychologists and school psychology students in the Maryland Capitol, following their attendance during session

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Did YOU attend Legislative Day 2017?

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Membership News!

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The Winter issue of the Protocol is now available online.

Access it here!

Look What's Coming! 

Spring 2017 Conference

Friday, April 21, 2017

Dr. Samuel Ortiz 

“English Language Learners: Assessment and Intervention” 

The Hotel at Arundel Preserves

Hanover, MD


Summer Institute 2017

June 20-22, 2017

Kathleen Williams

"Language-Based Learning Disabilities"

Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center

Rehoboth Beach, DE

To reserve your overnight accommodations for the Summer Institute, please contact the Atlantic Sands and refer to the MSPA room block #8214.  The room block is valid June 18-24th.

Upcoming Conferences

04 Jan 2017 • Purchase online, pick up at the Spring Conference
21 Apr 2017 8:15 AM • The Hotel at Arundel Preserves, 7795 Arundel Mills Blvd, Hanover, MD 21076
20 Jun 2017 7:15 AM • Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, Oceanfront at 101 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
09 Aug 2017 8:30 AM • Bowie State University

Other Activities

04 Jan 2017 • Purchase online, pick up at the Spring Conference
21 Apr 2017 1:00 PM • 7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard, Hanover, MD 21076
12 May 2017 1:00 PM • 8930 Stanford Blvd, #201, Columbia, MD 21045
09 Jun 2017 1:00 PM • Catonsville Library, 1100 Frederick Rd., Baltimore, MD21228

Vision: All students will thrive in school, at home, and throughout their lives.

Mission: MSPA promotes and advocates for best practices in school psychology to improve learning, behavior, and mental health for all students, families, and schools.

Direct website related questions to Direct other questions to the appropriate board member at Executive Board or Officers.

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