Welcome to ISPA

The International School Psychology Association (ISPA) welcomes you to our website. ISPA has been proud to promote the work of school psychologists world-wide since the early 1970s. We provide training, resources, and a global community to school psychologists or those interested in the field. You can follow ISPA on Facebook.

Membership Benefits

  • Reduced conference rates at ISPA Conferences

  • Being associated with our individual members and affiliate members on 5 continents

  • Access to our quarterly newsletter, WORLD*GO*ROUND
  • Access to international school psychology resources

Who we are

ISPA is a Non-Governmental Organization officially affiliated to UNESCO. Since its foundation, ISPA has successfully promoted the spread of school psychology. This process has been facilitated through the ISPA Conference, held each year in a different country.


What ISPA does

ISPA ensures support for the profession worldwide by the annual conference it organises, support for schools, teachers, children, parents and family’s, because school psychologists are often the primary link between homes and school, providing front-line support to…


ISPA’s major aims

ISPA promotes the use of sound psychological principles within the context of education and schooling internationally at global and local levels. We also promote the improvement of children’s and young people’s well-being as well as their cognitive, emotional…


“ISPA is strongly committed to improving healthy development and quality of life for children everywhere. ISPA has thus made children’s human rights a high priority in its international work during the last decade and will maintain this emphasis in the future. For this purpose, ISPA has initiated and collaborated with international endeavors that benefit children or hold a genuine promise to do so. The involvement of school psychology at the national level will significantly strengthen many of these projects.”

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American Psychological Foundation (APF): Psychology Grant Opportunities

American Psychological Foundation (APF) September & October Program Deadlines Below are psychology research grant, scholarship, and award opportunities from APF: Apply online for all programs here: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=apa&. FAQ: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/grants/faqs. Questions? Email APF's program coordinator, Julia Watson, at jwatson@apa.org. September 2020 David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant: $8,500 Due September 15, 2020 Up [...]