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MASP is the only Michigan organization that represents school psychologists at the state and local level and conducts important activities on your behalf.  Through professional development, advocacy, governance, and publications the board at MASP works hard to represent school psychologists throughout the state of Michigan. 

Early Membership Renewal Incentive

Current MASP members: your membership will expire on June 30th and we'd like to provide you with an incentive for renewing prior to that expiration date: a discount of $10 on all annual membership dues if you complete your renewal by June 30th! Your early renewal streamlines the process and saves us on the printing and mailing costs associated with our renewal drive.

 

NASP Summer Conference in Cincinnati

Join us for 3 days of advanced workshops at the NASP summer conference in Cincinnati. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, July 10–12, and registration is now open!

Choose from 19 workshops perfect for seasoned school staff who want to extend their training around key issues in today’s schools.

Register for this conference to:

  •         Attend workshops that directly apply to your daily practice.
  •         Earn up to 18 hours of documented CPD for your license or certification.
  •         Hear from national experts in the field.
  •         Become a PREPaRE school safety and crisis curriculum trainer.

Plus, save $60 when you register by May 10. PREPaRE workshop participants save even more—$60 per workshop!

Because you will select workshops when you register, we encourage you to register early to secure your seat in your preferred workshops.

Learn more at www.nasponline.org/summer.

Critical Shortage of School Psychologists

School psychologists are now on the state critical shortage list.  This means that if retirees meet certain requirements and follow the process, they will not be subject to the earnings limit in retirement.  Below are resources for additional information:

  • The phone number for the Michigan Office of Retirement Services: (800)381-5111. 
  • Memo (Earnings Limits Rules for Public School Employment if you retired on or after July 1, 2010)
  • Critical Shortage List 3-30-16

If you plan on utilizing this option, please make sure the following occurs:

  • The school district is paying the psychologist coded as a critical shortage position.
  • If the psychologist is working for a contract agency, be sure that they are familiar with this information.
  • Check the Critical Shortage List regularly because it is updated by Michigan Department of Education each year.



Important message regarding 
continuing education credits

Due to updates being made by the Michigan Department of Education, all registrants who have a certificate/license issued by MDE MUST provide their PIC# on the SCECH Registration Form at any conference in order for credits to be properly awarded. This document contains more detailed information, and it also includes directions for locating your PIC#.

 

District PD is now accepted for certificate renewal

Office of Professional Preparation (OPPS) announced that school psychologists may use District Provided Professional Preparation Development (DPPD) to renew and advance their professional certificate as of May 14th, 2015.  The employing district provides verification that the DPPD meets the criteria for recertification.  Learn how to document your DPPD for credit by following the links in this document.  


Looking for a job or internship?

Visit the Jobs section of the Forums to see current open positions.   If you are a member and have reliable information about a posting, you can post it in the Jobs Forum; if you are not a member, you can either join and enjoy this benefit immediately, or ask a colleague who is a member to forward the request for posting to the webmaster.


Member's Only Section

When you log into the website you will have open access to the Member's Only section, including digital copies of previous newsletters and the membership directory. This page will only be visible for members who log in at the top of the page. 

Information:

  • There is a need for MASP members to consider volunteer service on the MASP board. There are key positions that are open to support your fellow School Psychologists state wide. Please contact any board member for more information and to ask any questions you might have. Emails are listed below.

  • Newsletters are now digital and have been sent to you through email. If you haven’t received your copy, please make sure we have your correct email listed in the membership profile on this website. You can access a copy of the digital newsletter in the Members Only section of the site.  Once you log in, the Members Only site will be listed in the menu.                         


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