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    and the guidance counselor plans on                           Introducing                                     niqué editorial board as the contribut-
                                                                                                                  ing editor coordinating these features
                                                                                                                                                                 tion fee for the convention at which the
                                                                                                                                                                 presentation is made.
    having some set out on table in the
    waiting area of his office so students                          Communiqué                                      and submissions should be sent to her
                                                                                                                                                                     NASP plans to award two grants in
                                                                                                                                                                 the coming year, one to a doctoral stu-
    and parents will be able to leaf through
    them while they are waiting. Thank
                                                                  Online                                              Other exclusively online features
                                                                                                                  will be added to Communiqué Online
                                                                                                                                                                 dent and one to a nondoctoral student.
                                                                                                                                                                 Thinking you don’t have a shot? Think
    you, thank you, thank you. The books                          BY JOHN E. DESROCHERS                           as the year progresses. The goal is to         again. Since only a relatively small num-
    have already been put to good use and                                                                         enhance the Communiqué experience              ber of applications are received by NASP

    I’m hoping next year that even more                                   s a new NASP member benefit,             for NASP members and to reinforce              each year, your odds of being awarded
    folks will become aware of them and                                   Communiqué now offers exclu-             NASP’s position as the premier source of       one of the $1,000 grants are likely much
    use them. Please pass on our gratitude                                sively online features available        information and professional develop-          better than you would imagine. Online
    to all those who helped us through this                       only on the NASP website. The new               ment for school psychology.                    submission is required, so it doesn’t even
    difficult time.                                                 service, called Communiqué Online, is           John E. Desrochers, PhD, ABPP, is a school     set you back the cost of a stamp.
Tiphanie Keefe is a school psychologist at the                    easily accessed by clicking Communiqué          psychologist with the Westport (CT) Public         Grant recipients will be honored at
Huntley Project High School in Worden, MT.                        Online on the NASP homepage, then               Schools and editor of Communiqué.              the NASP Convention Awards Reception
Joelene Goodover is a school psychologist and
program assistant for Great Falls Public Schools                  clicking the issue you wish to see, and                                                        in Chicago, in an article in Communiqué,
in Great Falls, MT. She is a past delegate for NASP               finally, clicking on the article you want                                                       and on the NASP website. Being awarded
and currently is president of the Children's Fund
                                                                  to read. Communiqué Online will con-                                                           one of these grants would look very
Board of Trustees.
                                                                  tain all the content from Communiqué            NASP Graduate                                  impressive on your curriculum vitae,
                                                                  plus content that is only available online.                                                    giving you an advantage when it’s time to
                                                                  Exclusively online articles and other fea-      Student Research                               enter the job market. You have as much
NASP Governance                                                   tures are listed in the table of contents in
                                                                  each issue of Communiqué. The Septem-           Grants                                         of a chance of being awarded one of these
                                                                                                                                                                 $1,000 grants as the next up-and-coming
and Leadership                                                    ber issue of Communiqué Online intro-
                                                                  duces two new features: “People” and            B Y J E F F R E Y L . C H A R VAT
                                                                                                                                                                 school psychologist. Don’t delay! The
                                                                                                                                                                 deadline for applications is October 1.
Meetings in July
                                                                  “My Three Links.”                                         orking on your thesis, disserta-     For more information, see http://www
                                                                       “People” is an ongoing list of brief                 tion, or other research proj-

       ethesda, MD, home of the NASP                              (between one and four sentences) news                     ect? Wondering how to fund           Jeffrey L. Charvat is NASP Director, Research
       national office, was the location for                        items and announcements about pro-              your study? Very often, students find           and Information Services
       several NASP meetings during July                          fessional advancements, promotions,             themselves needing to pull out their
2009. Leaders from around the country                             honors, election to offices, awards, and          checkbooks or credit cards to complete
gathered to discuss issues and plan ac-                           other achievements by NASP members              their research. You may not be aware,
tivities important to school psychology.
Meetings included those of the NASP
                                                                  (it is not a place for family or other
                                                                  personal news). All NASP members
                                                                                                                  however, that NASP offers a potential
                                                                                                                  alternative to paying for your research
                                                                                                                                                                 The Lone Collector:
Executive Council and Delegate Assem-
bly. In addition, NASP and state school
                                                                  are encouraged to submit their own
Description: Think again. Since only a relatively small number of applications are received by NASP each year, your odds of being awarded one of the $1,000 grants are likely much better than you would imagine.
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