Delaware Association of 

    School Psychologists

The DASP Government and Professional Relations (GPR) committee is committed to advocating for school psychological services, effective mental health, and educational services for children through legislation and public policy. 


Emily S. Klein, Ed.S., NCSP

Focus areas

  • Advocate for policies to address the shortage of school psychologists in Delaware
  • Respond to proposed revisions in regulations or legislation that affect Delaware school psychologists and the students, families, and schools we serve
  • Promote awareness of the profession of school psychology by developing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders

*NEW 2/11/21*

HB 100 Info Session

We need your help getting the word out about HB 100! How? Check out the resources from the HB 100 info session!

A big thanks to all who were able to join us for the live session! If you missed us, you can check out the recording of the session here, as well as the slides (with all of the links we talked about) and the Interview Guide with guiding questions to help craft your statement. Feel free to pass this along to anyone who thinks that there should be more school psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers, and encourage them to let our legislators know that we need more mental health services in schools!


DASP Submits Public Comment on Revised Proposed Professional Standards Board Regulations

The regulations around certifications for four leadership positions (Superintendent/Asst. Superintendent, Principal/Asst. Principal, Central Office, and Special Education Director) have been proposed for revision. The DASP Government and Professional Relations committee reviewed the proposed regulations at our last meeting, and submitted the following public comment on behalf of our membership.

1591-4 DASP public comment FINAL.docx

Do you have an issue/concern that you want to make sure we are tracking? The DASP GPR committee welcomes input from all DASP members on issues that affect our professional practice and the students, families, and schools we serve. Submit questions, comments, and concerns to Emily Klein.

Want to do more? If you are passionate about policy and want to make a difference not just for the students you directly serve, but students all across the state of Delaware, consider joining the DASP GPR committee! 

Delaware Association of School Psychologists - P.O. Box 534 - Middletown, DE 19709

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