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What is Day at the Hill? Why should I attend? The Day at the Hill will be an opportunity Agenda for the Day: Make a powerful for school psychologists & school social connection with your workers to come together to educate state personal legislator and lawmakers about how we both address inform him or her how you, student barriers to academic success 8:00-8:30……Registration as a SP or SSW, address in cost effective ways. It is important 8:30-9:45 ……Theresa Neal: School barriers to student for us to understand the political process and become active as advocates for our House to Jail House: A SSW academic success! profession. CEUs are awarded, so this Perspective; Theresa worked as SSW is a staff development opportunity, at Highland Sr High in St. Paul for Become energized by not a political lobby day. many years before she made the joining together with move to administration. Teresa is school psychologists and What to expect at Day at the Hill? currently the principal for the school social workers from Correctional and Treatment Programs across the state! Energizing speakers on advocating in St. Paul Schools, where she for students and our professions. Contribute to your continues to advocate for the needs professional organization, Talking points will be provided to of all students. MSPA or MSSWA, by share with legislators. spreading the word about 9:45-10:15…. Legislative Update from Education MN the valuable contribution It’s EASY…There will be scheduled school psychologists and personal meetings with legislators or a legislator from the Education 10:15-10:30….Break school social workers make Finance or Policy Committee. MSPA to schools! & MSSWA members will partner, 10:30-11:30…Leg Updates: showing how we work as a introduction to Linda Sandvig & □□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□ multidisciplinary team. Ralph Maves Who should attend? Because legislators will be 11:30-12:45…Lunch expecting you, it is extremely Current or past school important for you to plan on 1:00-2:30….. Visit with Legislators or psychologists & school attending your scheduled social workers Pull from Session appointments. 2:45-3:45: together we report to Students interested in the K-12 Education Finance field of school psychology Committee Hearing &/or school social work Friends and supporters Reserve your place for Section 6.04 (a) of the NASW Code of Partnering Together: MN Ethics states social workers should get involved in the political process: School Psychologists and MN School Social Workers Day at 6.04 Social and Political Action Partnering Together: the Hill “(a) …. Social workers should be aware of MN School Psychologists Name:_________________________ the impact of the political arena on practice and should advocate for changes in policy and legislation ….” and Home Address: _________________________ NASP Model for Comprehensive and MN School Social Workers City: ___________________ State: ________ Integrated School Psychological Services Legal and Ethical Practice section Day at the Hill Zip: _________Day Phone: _______________ “School psychologists advocate for Email: ________________________________ professional roles as providers of effective services that enhance the learning and Would you like to request a Vegetarian mental health of all children and youth.” meal? (Circle One): Yes No □□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□ Please send registration form to: General Information: MSSWA, 1881 Twin Circle Drive, Registration for the day Mendota Heights, MN 55118 includes continental breakfast, lunch sponsored by MSPA. 6 CEUs Wednesday, March 16, For more information about MSPA and MSSWA, please visit our Pre-registration is required 2011 MSSWA will have a representative websites at: available in the rotunda until 3:00 pm to answer questions 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. http://www.mspaonline.net throughout the afternoon. Education Minnesota http://www.msswa.org □□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□□ 41 Sherburne Ave Contact Marilyn Leifgren, MSPA Legislative Committee Co-Chair, St. Paul, MN 55103 at 715-425-6602 with questions or for additional information.
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