Purpose of the School Psychology in International Schools Interest Group:
To promote and inform ISPA’s effort to address the needs of school psychologists and allied professionals working in international schools to support all students (e.g., general education, special education, etc). To provide a forum for school psychologists and allied educational professionals working in international schools to network, communicate and share resources and knowledge. To research and disseminate information on the unique needs of students and the practice of school psychology in international schools. To advocate for school psychologists, allied educational professionals, and the profession of school psychology in international schools. To promote greater inclusion of all students in international schools. To facilitate internship experiences for graduate students in school psychology in international independent schools.
The committee meets annually during the ISPA conference, exchanges communications via email throughout the year, and arranges conference programming geared toward the needs of school psychologists in international schools.