Our mission is to serve children, their families and the school community by promoting psychological well-being, excellence in education, and sensitivity to diversity through best practices in school psychology.

Our national association offers considerations regarding youth suicide and the popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why"

NASP Statement Regarding Terrorist Attack in Manchester, England

Nominations for Awards are approaching the deadline.

NYASP 2017 Annual Conference
The Many Hats of the School Psychologist
The Crowne Plaza, White Plains, NY
Thursday, October 19th , 2017– Saturday, October 21st , 2017

Click here for hotel reservations or call 914-682-0050
Please refer to NYASP 2017 Convention or code: V8B
Group rate is $139 per room per night plus applicable taxes
Conference Registration scheduled to open Spring 2017

If you are interested in presenting at the conference please see our Call for Papers submission page.

This year we will be raising funds to help support Ben's Bells, who's mission is to inspire, educate, and motivate people to realize the impact of intentional kindness.



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  • NASP Statement Regarding Acts of Violence
    Link to the NASP Statement Regarding Recent Acts of Violence is here
  • Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events: Tips for Families and Teachers
    The link to Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events: Tips for Families and Teachers is here
  • Joint School Board-School Psychologist Research Report Examines Test Anxiety
    Joint School Board-School Psychologist Research Report Examines Test Anxiety

    About three-quarters (76 percent) of school psychologists in New York say their students experience greater anxiety over state tests than for local assessments, according to a new research report issued jointly today by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) and the New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP). The full report is available here. A clarification statement regarding the document’s purpose is also available here.
  • Dignity for All Students Act

    The Dignity for All Students Act will help ensure that school administrators and educators have the tools and resources in place to afford all students an educational environment in which they can thrive.
  • Improving Student and School Outcomes

    Improving Student and School Outcomes provides examples of how school psychologists' services link to research and policies regarding improved outcomes for students.
  • NASP Guidance for Reinforcing Safe, Supportive and Positive School Environments
    Share these tips with educators and administrators to help students cope with their emotions following the divisiveness of the 2016 election. NASP Guidance for Reinforcing Safe, Supportive and Positive School Environments for All Students
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The importance of asking for help.


The importance of children’s mental health.



New York State Senate Resolution J.1410 commending Dr. Pamela V. Agan-Smith on her selection as 2015 School Psychologist of the Year by the National Association of School Psychologists.