LPLC, ISPA Co-host Annual Conference
The 2019 Idaho School Psychologists Association (ISPA) Conference took place on October 3 & 4 in downtown Boise. Lee Pesky Learning Center partnered with ISPA to bring this opportunity to educators, school psychologists and others from across the state.
The focus of the conference was on best practices for students who experience learning challenges in reading, writing, and math. The speakers, Dr. David Kilpatrick, Dr. Gary Troia, and Dr. Sarah Powell shared the latest research in these three areas, and how educators and school psychologists can support students’ learning in the classroom.
In addition to co-sponsoring the conference, several staff from LPLC attended. Among them was Aubrie Gribble, Lead Educational Specialist at LPLC. “I was glad to hear the speakers talk – a lot of the practices they shared are ones that we use at LPLC,” says Aubrie. “We also learned about some new resources that we will take back to share with the rest of the team at LPLC.”
Julianne Masser, LPLC Clinical Psychology Intern, also attended. She noted, “The conference provided me with a chance to learn more about evidence-based lesson design and delivery. I have a deeper understanding of why it is important for me to know about each to support each learner.”
More information about ISPA and the annual conference can be found here.
The Idaho School Psychologist Association is a professional organization that represents and advocates for Idaho School Psychologists. Their mission is to help children and youth succeed academically, emotionally, and behaviorally through collaboration, advocacy and professional development.