sional material section of the library
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- .nasponline.org/about_nasp/gsra.aspx.
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