Program School Psychology Specialist Degree
Department(s) Educational Psychology
Program Assessment Coordinator Joe N. Crank, Ph.D.
Five-Year Implementation Dates
(2010-2011 to 2015-2016)
1. Student Learning Outcomes for the program. List the Student Learning Outcomes for the program. Number for later reference.
The student learning outcomes are those required for national approval and accreditation by NASP and NCATE
as stated in NASP Standards, 2.1 – 2.11. The UNLV school psychology program adopts these standards for its
The student will be knowledgeable and proficient in the following domains:
NASP STANDARD 2.1: Data-based decision making and accountability: knowledge of varied models and methods.
NASP STANDARD 2.2: Consultation and collaboration: knowledge of behavioral and mental health models and techniques.
NASP STANDARD 2.3: Effective Instruction and development of cognitive and academic skills.
NASP STANDARD 2.4: Socialization and development of life skills: knowledge of human developmental process, techniques to assess,
NASP STANDARD 2.5: Student Diversity.
NASP STANDARD 2.6: Prevention, crisis intervention and assessment practices and interventions.
NASP STANDARD 2.7: Prevention, Crisis Intervention, and Mental Health.
NASP STANDARD 2.8: Home school collaboration, family dynamics and services.
NASP STANDARD 2.9: Research and Evaluation.
NASP STANDARD 2.10: School Psychology practice and development: ethics and legal standards.
2. Curriculum Alignment of Student Learning Outcomes. Where is the information covered in the courses required in the program?
At what developmental stage is it covered (Beginning, Middle, or End)?
Outcomes for the
Courses in 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
There are no
EPY 702 I I
EPP 710 I I I I I
EPY 786 I
EPY 711 I I
EPP 761 I I I I I I I I I I
EPP 715 I I I I I I I
EPY 786 I
EPY 721 I I I
CED 733 M M M M M M
EPY 705 I I I I I I I
EPY 712 M M
M M M M M M M
EPY 723 M M M M M
EPP 760 M M M M M M M M
EPP 762 M M M M M M M M M M
M M M M M M M M M M
EPP 767 M M M M M M
ESP 733 M M M M M M M M M M
EPP 764 x 3 M M M M M M M M M M
EPP 769 E E E E E E E E E E
E E E E E E E E E E
B = Beginning, M = Middle, E = End
B = outcome introduced in beginning of development, such as in introductory course
M = outcome covered in middle stages of development
E = outcome fully developed at the end of career, such as in a capstone course
3. Methods, Instruments and Analysis. What instruments will be used over the five years? Which learning outcomes will be assessed by the
instruments? Who is responsible for instrument development/validation and data collection? When and where will data be collected over the five
years? How will results be reported (e.g. percentages, ranks, state or national comparisons) and what are the expected measures (results that would
Learning Person responsible for When and where will data be Expected Measures (results that would
Assessment Instrument outcome(s) instrument & data collected indicate success)
assessed (list by #) collection
Outcomes Program faculty Data collected after completion The expected results will be a pass
Mid program 1 - 10 member will of first year (34 credits) of score based on a rubric of
comprehensive examination administer the written required courses, during Outstanding, Pass, and Fail (does
(Written Comps) with rubric comprehensive summer, at end of first year of not meet expectation).
scoring guide. examination. All studies for full time students.
Outcomes 1 - 10 University Internship Data collected at end of second Ratings of independence by
Internship evaluation Supervisor will semester of internship. Data supervisor based on a rubric scoring
(Internship Assessment aggregate the data. represents intern performance in system scale noted by scores of 1 –
Form). Assessment is Site supervisor public school setting. 5, or Needs improvement to
performance based. psychologist will Outstanding-independence.
perform the actual
Praxis II (School Outcomes 1 - 10 Program director or Data collected at end of the 90% pass rate of all students.
Psychology) assigned volunteer. final semester of the degree Passing score of 660, ala NASP
Test evaluated by program. requirement for the national
ETS and scores credential.
submitted to program
4. Analysis & Reporting. List the position(s) responsible for data analysis and report below.
Volunteer faculty member is responsible for aggregating and analyzing the data and preparing the report.
5. Process for Program Improvement. What is your plan for reviewing and acting on your findings?
Data is shared with all faculty and stake holders, ie, cooperating school based psychology administrators and site supervisors at beginning of
academic school year.
Data and report is submitted to NCATE periodically for program accreditation review.
Data is discussed during faculty meetings for possible programmatic changes.