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  • 04/07/2015 1:49 PM | Anonymous

    DASP is looking for nominees for the following three awards.  All award recipients will be honored at our spring membership dinner on May 14, 2015 in Rehoboth Beach.

    School Psychologist of the Year

    The Delaware Association of School Psychologists (DASP) is seeking to recognize one School Psychologist in our state who has excelled in his/her commitment and contribution to the betterment of his/her school(s) and specifically to the students he/she serves.  We are requesting your help in identifying such a school psychologist. If you believe that one of your district’s School Psychologists should be recognized as School Psychologist of the Year, please provide the following information.  Please complete a 2015 SPOTY nomination form by April 17th.

    Friend of DASP Award

    The "Friend of DASP" Award is given to individuals or groups outside the profession who have shown their advocacy efforts to improve education and mental health services for children, youth, and their families.  These awardees have worked to make systematic in policies that govern the provision of education and mental health services at the local, state, and/or national level.  In addition, these individuals or groups have worked to support DASP's mission and goals.  Nominators must give clear documentation of the above efforts.  Please complete a Friend of DASP nomination form by April 17th.

    GPR Certificate of Appreciation

    The DASP "GPR Certificate of Appreciation" is given to individual DASP members who have clearly shown their advocacy efforts to improve education and mental health services for children, youth, and their families.  These awardees have worked to make systematic changes in policies that govern the provision of education and mental health services at the local, state, and/or national level.  In addition, these individuals or groups have worked to support DASP's mission and goals.  Nominators must give clear documentation of the above efforts.  Please complete a GPR Certificate of Appreciation nomination form by April 17th.


  • 11/10/2014 6:00 AM | Anonymous

    It's School Psychology Awareness Week!  The State of Delaware has officially recognized School Psychology Awareness Week as occurring from November 10th to November 14th, 2014.  

    NASP's theme this year is Strive. Grow. THRIVE!  Please visit their website for many resources and activity ideas.  What are you doing to celebrate School Psychology Awareness Week in your school district?



  • 10/26/2014 10:02 PM | Anonymous

    The Committee to Advance Educator Compensation & Careers (CAECC) is designing a new compensation system for educators.   In short, this CAECC Task Force is charged with revamping the way teachers are paid in Delaware.  The plan is due on the Governor's desk by November 15.  

     

    Town hall meetings will be held at several locations across the state next week. An overview of the proposed plan will be presented along with time for a Q&A session. Please consider attending one or more of the session listed below.  The times and dates of the session are included below:

     

    MONDAY, OCTOBER 27TH  for Sussex County

    • 4:00 – 5:30 at the  Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, DE 19958

     

    • 6:30 – 8:00 at the Sussex County Chambers, 2 The Circle, Georgetown, DE 19947

     

    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28th for Kent County

    • 5:30 to 7:00 at the Dover Public Library, 35 E. Loockerman St., Dover, DE 19901

     

    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29th for New Castle County

    • 4:00 – 5:30 at the Bear Public Library, 101 Governor’s Place, Bear, DE 19701

     

    • 6:30 – 8:00 at the 2nd Floor Auditorium, Carvel Building, 820 N. French St., Wilmington 19801 

     

    If after this town hall you're interested in participating further, consider attending another workshop in Dover. The purpose of these meetings will be for us to provide suggestions and feedback. The dates of the workshops are listed below:

     

    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd   from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.   

     

    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10th  from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.   

     

    And finally, feel free to attend the official task force meetings, which are open to the public. State lawmakers and policymakers sit on this committee and will ultimately be charged with making a recommendation to the Governor for his 2015-16 budget. The dates and locations of the task force are listed below and there is time at each meeting for public comment:

     

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30th from  5:00-7:00 - Townsend Bldg./ 2nd floor Board Room, Dover  

    MONDAY, NOVERMBER 3rd from 2:30-4:30 - location TBD

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12th from 5:00-7:00 - location TBD

    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18th  from 5:00-7:00 - Townsend Bldg./ 2nd floor Board Room

     

    If you have any questions about these upcoming meetings please email us at (Gabrielle.Koury@redclay.k12.de.us) or  (jaclyn.purcell@redclay.k12.de.us).

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