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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.”
The Cocke County School System is seeking a school psychologist. The listing and information is as follows and may also be accessed at
Title: School Psychologist
Qualifications: Licensed School Psychologist
Reports to: Special Education Supervisor
Opening for School Psychologist for Hickman County School System
Job Responsibilities: Completing psychological evalautions/re-evaluations, participate in S-Team/IEP and RTI meetings as necessary, serve as a member on the RTI System Level Team, support teachers with providing instructional recommendations and interventions, project a positive attitude towards the school, assist administrators as needed, and fulfill other responsibilities associated with the position of school psychologist.
Certification: Tennessee License of School Psychology
Contract Period: July, 2014-May, 2015
DeSoto County School District in Hernando, MS, located just south of Memphis, has multiple job openings for School Psychologists or Psychometrists for the 2014-2015 school year. The positions are 187-day and begin on August 4th. Contact Susan Kizer, Special Education Director, at 662-449-7100, or Paige Patterson, Assistant Special Education Supervisor for Eligibility at 901-340-9853 for more information. Please visit the link below to apply.