About NASP


The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) empowers school psychologists by advancing effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health.

Strategic Priorities

Promote Culturally Competent Practice – Provide professional development, resources, and advocacy for culturally responsive services and schools.

Diversify the Profession of School Psychology – Recruit individuals from diverse backgrounds to become school psychologists, and become involved in NASP, so that we better reflect the children and families we serve.

Advocate for Children, Youth, Families, and Schools – Work to improve policies that will more effectively meet the needs of the whole child.

Enhance Professional Advocacy – Empower school psychologists to uphold high professional standards, engage in practice that reflects the full range of their expertise, and communicate the value of their work to key stakeholders.

Strengthen Connections With Members – Improve organizational structures, operations, and means of member feedback to attract and retain members throughout their careers.

Partner With State Associations – Accomplish shared goals and build a diverse pool of effective leaders at the local, state, and national levels.

Promote Evidence-Based Professional Practice – Support research that demonstrates the relationship between school psychological services, particularly related to the NASP Practice Model, and positive outcomes for students.

Support Life-Long Professional Learning – Provide professional development in multiple formats and across all domains of practice to meet changing and diverse practice needs.

Improve Resource Alignment, Optimization, and Transparency – Align all policies, practices, programs, and resources to advance strategic priorities and communicate decision making with transparency and equity.

Enhance Leadership Development – Identify, recruit, and mentor new leaders across all areas of the Association and ensure that they reflect cultural, geographic, age, and role diversity.

College Programs Reviewed


History of NASP Reviews

Name of Area at Time of Review: School Psychology
Dates: Fall 2018, 2011, 2007, 2001
Result: Full Approval


Academic and Program Services
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