For School Psychologists
Resources developed in partnership with: The National Association of School Psychologists
Supporting reading achievement
Learn how school psychologists are becoming literacy leaders at their schools.
Response to Intervention
Find out how you can support RTI at your school — from system-wide program design to assessment and intervention.
Helping minority students with special needs
Find out how you can be a more effective advocate for students who need special education services.
School psychologists and reading achievement
School psychologists play a critical role in the lives of children who are struggling to learn. Increasingly, school psychologists are leaders in:
- Developing and carrying out assessment and placement decisions that impact students from the beginning of their school careers
- Helping schools reduce the number of students who lag behind grade level, and increase the number of successful readers
Toolkit for school psychologists
This free 90-page toolkit, developed by Reading Rockets and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), contains resources to help you:
- Get more involved in the development of comprehensive, research-based reading programs in your school district
- Apply evidence-based strategies to your assessments of students with reading difficulties
- Help students become good readers and keep more kids from unnecessarily entering special education
Toolkit video modules
- How school psychologists can support reading achievement
- Evaluating early intervention programs at your school
- Best practices in planning interventions for struggling readers
- Role of the school psychologist in the RTI process
- Research-based alternatives to IQ-achievement discrepancy
- Creating positive experiences for students with disabilities
- Supporting minority students with special education needs
- New roles in RTI: creating success for schools and children
To share with parents
- What is a school psychologist?
- Back-to-school transitions
- Response to Intervention (RTI):
a primer for parents