Use the following link to find School Psychology jobs in Tennessee:
The fiscal year for TASP is coming to an end. We have had a very successful year with an increase in membership, lots of involvement at the state department, and a well attended Fall Conference and Spring Institute. Over the year, we received lots of great feedback from you and will be implementing the results of our first survey to make improvements in the coming years. TASP strives to be a professional organization that is helpful, supportive, informative, and an advocate for the field. Please consider renewing your TASP membership for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
Follow the attachment link below to download the TASP Membership Form. Don’t forget that the new fiscal year begins July 1. So, it’s time to renew!
The TASP Spring Institute will be held at the University of Memphis - Lambuth campus on Saturday April 15, 2017 from 9:00-3:00 in the Wilder Student Union. Registration will begin at 8:00. We will have three presentations that Saturday. Elizabeth B. Meisinger, Ph.D. Associate Professor, University of Memphis, School Psychology Program will discuss evidenced-based practice in reading fluency assessment & intervention. Joanna Bivins, Ed.S., NCSP, TDOE Director of School Psychology Services will discuss issues surrounding screening for dyslexia.
February 1 is the nomination deadline for the upcoming TASP Election!! All members will vote for President-Elect and Treasurer, as well as their respective regional reps. If you have a nomination, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Current regional reps- if you do NOT want to run again in your current office, please email email@example.com ASAP so we can recruit other members to run!!
Hello my name is John Stults and I am the new special education supervisor for Overton County Schools in Tennessee. I have a job posting right now for a full time, interim, school psychologist for this school year. This job will have the possibility of turning into a full time job next summer.
Supervisor of Special Education
Overton County Schools
At the Tennessee Board of Education (BOE) meeting on July 22, 2016, the BOE board voted in favor of making some changes to the eligibility standards. This was the FIRST reading of the action item, and the Tennessee BOE must vote on the changes at a SECOND reading.
Currently, the eligibility standards have NOT changed. However, due to the interest in proposed changes, TASP has provided a link to the proposal as reported on the TN BOE website:
The PREPaRE: School Crisis and Intervention Training in Columbia was a success!! For three days in June, school psychologists gathered in Columbia to strengthen their skills in crisis prevention and response. The PREPaRE curriculum has been developed by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) as part of NASP's decade-long leadership in providing evidence-based resources and consultation related to school crisis prevention and response.
Link to the NASP webpage: ESSA Implementation Resources:
To read more about the ESSA, please visit the Federal Register link at: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/12/22/2015-32178/implement...
December 15, 2016 TASP Newsletter Deadline
January 28, 2017 TASP Board Meeting, Location TBD
February 1, 2017 Nominations for elections deadline
April 15, 2017 TASP Spring Institute
April 15, 2017 TASP Board Meeting, following the Spring Institute