The following benefits have been designed with the member in mind. We encourage you to become familiar with these services and benefits and use them to the fullest to get the most out of your WSPA membership
Throughout the year you receive the WSPA Newsletter, the Association's quarterly newsletter, that helps keep you current on the latest research and practitioner information, and provides news on bills and regulations affecting the profession.
Legislative Monitoring and Action
In addition to providing liaison with various state departments, boards and commissions, WSPA also monitors and may advocate for legislation that can affect school psychologists. Our WSPA public affairs counselor appreciates you and your professional interests when examining action in the State Legislature.
Advocacy and grant opportunities for professionals to support children's services.
Recognition and Awards
Diverse award opportunities to recognize school psychologists-in-training, as well as seasoned professionals.
Continuing Professional Development /Conventions
WSPA members receive discounted rates to WSPA-sponsored conferences and have credit-earning opportunities in WSPA sponsored summer institutes.
Information & Referral
You have access to the Association's information and referral services, including more than a dozen committees and advisory groups designed to address specific aspects of school psychology and Association activities.
Public Awareness Campaign
WSPA works to target information to specific groups and audiences including legislators, media representatives, school administrators, parents, and teachers about the profession and school psychology's valuable contribution to the educational process.
There are 15 WSPA regional groups. These local groups offer members a venue to gather and share information and resources with colleagues. Delegates to national and international professional associations provide cohesive web of knowledge of macrocosm of professional activity.
Professional Preparation & Training, Student Representation
WSPA collaborates with training programs to enhance education, work on initiatives, and link newly trained professionals to their state professional development association.
If you have questions about your WSPA membership and the various services and benefits of membership, please contact Tom Hellmers at firstname.lastname@example.org