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Michelle Perfect named president-elect of APA Division 16: School Psychology

May 27, 2021

Congratulations to Michelle Perfect, associate professor of disabilities and psychoeducational studies, who was recently named president-elect for the American Psychological Association Division 16: School Psychology! Perfect will serve as president in 2023.

The division is composed of scientific-practitioner psychologists whose major professional interests lie with children, families and the schooling process....

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Win-win situation

April 16, 2021

Each year, the university's Graduate College recognizes two faculty members from across the university with the Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award. It just so happens both awardees are from our college this year!

Please send congratulations to Professor ...

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Associate Professor Desiree Vega

Dec. 3, 2020

Associate Professor Desiree Vega (right) and school psychology doctoral student Alaina Puff published this article in the Phi Delta Kappan on how counselors and psychologists support the college aspirations of students of color.

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Professor of Practice Marsha Spencer was just named School Psychologist of the Year

Nov. 3, 2020

A credit to her profession and our college, Assistant Professor of Practice Marsha Spencer was just named School Psychologist of the Year by the Arizona Association of School Psychologists. Professor and Department Head ...

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Associate Professor Desiree Vega

Sept. 3, 2020

Associate Professor Desiree Vega, whose research focuses on equity and inequity in education, was the featured speaker at the Ohio State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Hispanic Heritage Discussion Series. Vega spoke about empowering Latinx students for college success.

 

Vega also was appointed as the associate editor of the ...

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Professor Jina Yoon was selected as a member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology.

Sept. 3, 2020

Professor Jina Yoon was selected as a member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology. Just a handful of school psychology leaders are selected each year, and criteria include sustained contributions to the field of school psychology, awards and honors, impact on science, and...

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Associate Professor Michelle Perfect delivered a virtual presentation at the American Diabetes Association Conference

Aug. 1, 2020

Associate Professor Michelle Perfect delivered a virtual presentation at the American Diabetes Association Conference about involving families to improve sleep habits in children with diabetes. The presentation led to this news story.

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Marsha Spencer offered a free webinar series to help school psychologists, administrators, and related professionals

May 1, 2020

School Psychology Assistant Professor of Practice Marsha Spencer offered a free webinar series to help school psychologists, administrators, and related professionals identify helpful resources. The series kicked off on April 21, with a general overview of telepractice resources and Arizona parameters. Throughout the weeks, topics ranged from supporting...

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Free Webinars for School Psychologists

April 23, 2020

To support the education community during this challenging time, the college is offering a series of short, focused (and FREE!) webinars for school psychologists. Join Assistant Professor of Practice Marsha Spencer and her guests to learn about helpful resources available to school psychologists, administrators and related professionals. Topics range from telepractice to supporting teachers and parents to resources for coping with anxiety and...