2014 TASP Election

All members should vote for President-Elect and Secretary (required). In addition, please vote for a representative ONLY for your assigned region (voting for regional reps are not required).

President-Elect: Avalyn Bauer (additional term)

Avalyn earned her B.S. in Psychology, M.A. in Pre-Specialist in School Psychology, and Ed.S. in School Psychology from MTSU. She has worked as a School Psychologist for 15 years and is currently employed with Metro Nashville Public Schools. While working, she returned to MTSU for additional graduate courses in Educational Leadership and earned her Beginning Administrator’s License. More recently, she had an opportunity to attend classes at George Washington University and study brain injury and transition services for students. She completed a two-year post-graduate certificate program in “Brain Injury: Education and Transition Services.” She also serves as an adjunct instructor at Middle Tennessee State University where she teaches “Introduction to Psychological Testing.”Avalyn was selected to serve as an RTI2 Consultant for the TN Department of Education this year. She has been a member of TASP since 1997 and has served as a regional representative for 3 terms, as Secretary for a 2-year term, and is just finishing her first term as President-Elect.

Secretary: Lesli Crawford

Lesli Crawford earned a B.S. from Union University and later received her M.A. and Ed.S. in School Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. She has been a practicing school psychologist for the last 9 years and is currently employed by Maury County Schools, where she serves three elementary schools. Lesli recently lived in South Africa for one year, where she assisted with after-school programming and training for educators. Lesli has served TASP in the past as Awards Chair and most recently as Convention Co-Chair.

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2014 SPRING INSTITUTE REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!

This year's Spring Institute is scheduled for April 12, 2014, at Paris Landing State Park. Our conference theme, "Trading in your Test Kit for the Fire Extinguisher: Crisis Prevention and Threat Assessment in the Schools," promises a wonderful day of professional development that's a bit of a break from the usual topics offered. Our featured speakers are Ms. Coneigh Sea, CMSW, Crisis Director, Middle Region, from Volunteer Behavioral Health, who will speak about Crisis Prevention and Intervention, as well as TASP's very own Mark Sigler, Ph.D., NCSP, who will speak about Threat Assessment.

TASP Membership Application

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!

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TASP Mid-south Conference Vendor/Sponsor Payment

TASP is currently offering vendor and sponsor opportunities to companies/businesses for our upcoming Mid-South Conference on Psychology in the Schools. This is a terrific marketing tool that reaches school psychologists and other educators in Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi. If you are interested in learning more, email pres-elect@tasponline.org. Payment via PayPal can be made through the link below.


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FREE Mid-South Conference Registration Opportunity for TN, AL, and MS Students

The Tennessee Association of School Psychologists (TASP) is pleased to announce a creative competition for school psychology students. TASP is looking for a creative T-Shirt design for the upcoming Mid-South Regional Conference for Psychology in the Schools. The student(s) with the best design, as voted by the TASP board on April 12th, will receive free registration to the Mid-South Conference (up to 3 registrations). The deadline for submission is April 1st and the TASP board will vote on the designs on April 12th.

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TASP is now on Twitter!

TASP is now on Twitter! Please be sure to follow us at twitter.com/TASPonline.

Mid-South Conference, November 5-7, 2014

TASP is pleased to announce the Mid-South Regional Conference for Psychology in the Schools will be held November 5-7, 2014 at the Doubletree Hilton hotel in Chattanooga, TN. Please mark your calendars and plan to join your colleagues from Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama for this wonderful event. A wide variety of topics will be included and NASP-approved Continuing Professional Development units will be available. Please check back for more details….

SECOND CALL!!! **School Psychologist Help Needed for the Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA)**

TNVA is looking for certified School Psychologists or licensed Psychological
Examiners in Tennessee to perform psychoeducational testing with students
enrolled in the Tennessee Virtual Academy charter school (http://
www.k12.com/tnva ). TNVA is a public school serving K-8 grade students
across the entire state of Tennessee.
We know your job keeps you busy. You don't have to commit to a certain day
or time to participate. Assessments are done on an as needed basis. When a
student living in your area is referred for testing, we will call you to see if

SECOND CALL!! School Psychologist Help Needed for the Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA)

TNVA is looking for certified School Psychologists or licensed Psychological
Examiners in Tennessee to perform psychoeducational testing with students
enrolled in the Tennessee Virtual Academy charter school (http://
www.k12.com/tnva ). TNVA is a public school serving K-8 grade students
across the entire state of Tennessee.
We know your job keeps you busy. You don't have to commit to a certain day
or time to participate. Assessments are done on an as needed basis. When a
student living in your area is referred for testing, we will call you to see if

TASP Election Nominations

February 1 is the nomination deadline for the upcoming TASP Election!! All members will vote for President-Elect and Secretary, as well as their respective regional reps. If you have a nomination, please email it to elections@tasponline.org. Current regional reps- if you do NOT want to run again in your current office, please email elections@tasponline.org ASAP so we can recruit other members to run!!

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