School psychologists help children and youth succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. They
collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive l
earning environments for all students that strengthen connections between home and school.
School psychologists are highly trained in both psychology and education. They must complete a minimum of a Specialist-level degree program (60 graduate semester credits) that includes a 1200-hour internship and emphasizes preparation in the following: data-based decision making, consultation and collaboration, effective instruction, child development, student diversity and development, school organization, prevention, intervention, mental health, learning styles, behavior, research, and program evaluation. School psychologists must be certified and/or licensed by the state in which they work. They also may be nationally certified by the National School Psychology Certification Board (NSPCB).
The information below reflects only the East Area schools and the
Psychologists who are assigned to them. Click the name for email.