Maryland School 
 Psychologists' Association

MSPA Public Affairs

The goal of the MSPA Public Affairs Committee is to promote the field of school psychology and MSPA through outreach, education, and collaboration within and outside of the field of school psychology.


MSPA Awards Program 2020

Do you know an outstanding psychologist, educator, or children’s mental health advocate? 

Show them your appreciation for their efforts by nominating them for one of MSPA's prestigious awards!

The search is underway for MSPA's 2020 School Psychologist of the Year, Outstanding Advocate, and Outstanding Educator.  The awards program recognizes excellence in the provision of school psychological services by a field-based practitioner, an educator who supports the practice of school psychology, and an advocate for the education and mental health of students.  

Nomination materials are now available on the Members Only page of the MSPA website.  Completed packets will be due Friday, March 6, 2020. 

Please direct any questions to Public Affairs Committee Chair, Bri Connaghan!


    Upcoming Events for Public Affairs

    Interested in joining us? Contact Public Affairs today!

    Honestly Autism Day

    April 6, 2019

    NAMI Walk

    May 2019

    Public Affairs Meeting Dates



    January 3rd

             January 24th           

    February 7th

    March 7th

    March 21st

    April 4th

    May 2nd

    June 6th

    The Public Affairs committee meets jointly with the Legislative committee. 2018-2019 committee meetings will take place the dates listed above from 5:30-7:30pm. The option to participate online is available for most meetings. 

    Contact us for locations!



    If you are an MSPA member interested in joining the Public Affairs Committee, please contact Bri Connaghan, Public Affairs Committee Chair, at

    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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