Our mission is to serve children, their families and the school community by promoting psychological well-being, excellence in education, and sensitivity to diversity through best practices in school psychology.

  • Conference Dates: November 10-12
    Please save the dates: Thursday, November 10, Friday, November 11, and Saturday, November 12 for the NYASP Annual Conference. The theme is Focus on the Positive: Climate, Culture and Community. The Annual Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Rochester, New York. The registration rates will be available soon on the NYASP website. Speakers will include keynote Melissa Reeve, NASP President and Lester Young, New York Regent.
  • Call for Proposals / Awards Nominations
    Links for materials related to conference proposals and awards are available

    Call for Proposals / Awards

  • Joint School Board-School Psychologist Research Report Examines Test Anxiety
    Joint School Board-School Psychologist Research Report Examines Test Anxiety

    About three-quarters (76 percent) of school psychologists in New York say their students experience greater anxiety over state tests than for local assessments, according to a new research report issued jointly today by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) and the New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP). The full report is available here. A clarification statement regarding the document’s purpose is also available here.
  • Test Anxiety Webinar (Members Only)
    Members: Please click on the "For Members" tab to log into the members area. After logging in, a link to the Test Anxiety Webinar will be available under the members tab.
  • Dignity for All Students Act

    The Dignity for All Students Act will help ensure that school administrators and educators have the tools and resources in place to afford all students an educational environment in which they can thrive.
  • Improving Student and School Outcomes

    Improving Student and School Outcomes provides examples of how school psychologists' services link to research and policies regarding improved outcomes for students.
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The importance of asking for help.

The importance of children’s mental health.

New York State Senate Resolution J.1410 commending Dr. Pamela V. Agan-Smith on her selection as 2015 School Psychologist of the Year by the National Association of School Psychologists.