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The workshop goals are to provide a detailed overview of the ADOS-2, its development, its psychometric properties, and appropriate use and interpretation. Demonstrations of the measure are provided both days, involving live administration of the ADOS-2 by the trainer to individuals with ASD. Participants will practice scoring while observing the instructor administering the ADOS-2. Detailed discussions on scoring the ADOS-2 follow each demonstration. Sponsored by Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Cost is $300, and the registration deadline is JUNE 4.
Metro has 2 unexpected full-time openings that need to be filled immediately. Hiring will take place this week. Interested parties can contact Dr. Lisa Bilton before noon this Thursday at email@example.com. Interviews are being held via Skype for qualified applicants. One of our psychologists just got promoted to district RTI2 coordinator.
It is time to nominate board members for the 2015-2016 fiscal year! This year, each member should vote for the following positions: (1) President-Elect, (2) Treasurer, and (3) a Regional Representative. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, please visit the website for a complete list of tasks/responsibilities. Go to www.tasponline.org, logon using your provided username and password, and click on “Constitution and Policy Manual” under the Member Menu.
The Tennessee Department of Education is pleased to offer monthly forums for school psychologists, instructional leaders, and/or data teams hosted by our regional RTI consultants. These forums are designed to create Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) for those involved with RTI² implementation within each CORE region. Information for the September sessions can be found at http://www.tnspdg.com/. In addition, the schedule for future months can be found in the attachment below. Registration is not required. Please email Theresa Nicholls at Theresa.Nicholls@tn.gov with any questions.
Nov. 5-7, 2014 ● DoubleTree Hilton Downtown ● Chattanooga, TN
Attention All School Psychology Students- Don't miss a chance to showcase your research AND WIN MONEY FOR IT! TASP is awarding cash prizes for first, second, and third place poster presentations at this year's Mid-South Regional Conference on Psychology in the Schools. The conference is being held in Chattanooga Nov. 5-7, 2014. The Poster Session itself will be held Thursday, Nov. 6. Get your entries in ASAP!! We look forward to another record year of participation. We'd love to see if we can top last year's ELEVEN participants!
Interested in a cool job with benefits at the Mid-South Conference? Register to be a Session Moderator today! Session moderators introduce the session speakers, assist the speakers, distribute/collect session evaluations, and write a brief session review. Conference fees are reduced for each session you moderate. All you have to do is email the Session Moderator application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted on a first come/first serve basis- so get your application in today! The application deadline is October 24th.
MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE FOR PSYCHOLOGY IN THE SCHOOLS
School Psychologists: Helping Students Reach their Potential
November 5-7, 2014
Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Downtown Chattanooga, TN
Below is a list of confirmed speakers for our upcoming Fall Mid-South Conference. Please note that the conference hotel is already accepting reservations- reserve early! The conference room rate is $104/night, plus tax. To receive this rate, you can call the hotel directly at (423) 756-5150 and give the front desk your date of arrival and the name of our group, “Mid-South Conference,” or book online at www.Chattanooga.DoubleTree.com and enter our group code “MSC.”