FASP Membership

FASP Membership

FASP Membership

The Membership chair(s) assume responsibility for recruiting new members, creating and disseminating membership applications, processing membership applications, maintaining updated membership rosters/database, and maintaining a listing of the interests of the membership (Interest Groups).

Kim Berryhill, FASP Membership Chair

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**NOTE: You do NOT need your member number to renew your membership.

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First organized in 1957, FASP is one of the largest state school psychology associations in the nation. Although the majority of members live, work, or attend school in Florida, FASP also has members in sixteen states and four foreign countries.

The mission of FASP is to advocate for the mental health and educational development of Florida's children, youth, and families and to advance school psychology in the state of Florida for the benefit of all students.

FASP members have the opportunity to obtain Continuing Education credits, increase their professional skill development and obtain discounted rates to FASP sponsored workshops, the Summer Institute and the Annual Conference.

FASP keeps you informed of critical issues to school psychologists via The Florida School Psychologist newsletter, the FASP Flash email newsletter, and the FASP website. These sources provide current information within the profession including information about upcoming events, professional best practices, State and National news, accomplishments of members, and new or updated products and publications relevant to school psychology. Our FASP President and NASP delegate provide information from the national level by their attendance at leadership meetings and frequent communication with other state leaders and the NASP leadership. The FASP membership directory gives you the opportunity to contact fellow school psychologists around the state.

FASP monitors and sponsors legislation that can have a great impact on school psychologists. Our FASP lobbyist represents you and your professional interests before the State Legislature. FASP also provides liaisons with various State Departments, Boards and Commissions. The Public Policy & Professional Relations Chair provides frequent legislative updates to keep members informed of critical issues that have an impact on school psychology and services to children.

FASP has 7 Regional Representatives that act as liaisons between the Executive Board and regional members. Regional Representatives facilitate communications between local professionals, coordinate local workshops and represent local needs to the association.

The Ethics & Standards of Practice committee provides responses to issues raised by membership and monitors ethical issues in education and psychology.

FASP Public & Media Relations efforts are designed to promote understanding and support for the profession of school psychology. FASP works to target information to specific groups and audiences including legislators, media representatives, school administrators, parents, and teachers about the profession of school psychology's valuable contribution to the educational process and to mental health services. Join our collective voice professional concerns and dissemination of information.

FASP encourages members to become involved as an Executive Board Member. While serving as a board member you have the opportunity to learn many new skills and you can earn Continuing Education credit toward your NCSP.

The FASP Flash and website announces current positions available and every year at our annual conference, a job fair allows members to meet prospective employers and to obtain information about possible job opportunities.

FASP provides awards for the School Psychologist of the year, the Outstanding Administrator of the year, Outstanding Legislator of the year, and awards Graduate Studies. FASP also recognizes Innovative Programs that have made a difference for children. Periodically, FASP recognizes members who have made a significant contribution to the field via the Willard Nelson Award.

FASP conducts, supports, and disseminates results of pertinent research to promote the delivery of state-of-the-art school psychological services. FASP awards grants biannually to support research by FASP members.

FASP has archives of many of the FASP documents produced over the years maintained by the Historian.

FASP provides members with the opportunity to participate in our charitable organization. The Children's Services Fund provides grants to bring needed services to Florida's children. As a member of the Children's Services Fund, FASP members can apply for grants to help children in need.

Regular: Dues Amount - $90.00
Open to anyone who is

  • Certified by the Florida Department of Education as a school psychologist or
  • Licensed by the State of Florida or
  • A Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) or
  • A Past President of FASP after the three year dues exemption following their presidency year or
  • Primarily engaged in the training of school psychologist or
  • A certified or licensed school psychologist who does not live or work in the state of Florida (reduced rate of $70.00)

Early Career Member: Dues Amount $45.00
Those eligible for an Early Career membership are those who have

  • Graduated from a School Psychology program and held Student membership the previous year.
  • Early Career members would be eligible for half the regular dues and the status would be valid for one year.

Student: Dues Amount - $25.00 Open to anyone who is

  • Actively engaged half time or more (minimum six semester hours) in a formal program leading to an advanced degree in school psychology and not currently employed as a school psychologist or
  • Completing an internship in school psychology

Retired: Dues Amount - $35.00 Open to anyone who is

  • Retired Florida Member - Those eligible for retired Florida membership are those holding regular FASP membership for at least five years across the past decade who retire from full time remunerative professional activity but may be consulting or be involved in other paid professional activity less than 15 hours a week.

  • Retired Out-of-State Member - Those eligible for retired out-of-state membership are those holding regular membership for at least five years across the past decade in their previous state school psychology association who retire from full time remunerative professional activity but may be consulting or involved in other paid professional activity less than 15 hours a week. Certification of out-of-state membership is required. This certification shall be completed by the individual's State Association's Chairperson.

Associate: Dues Amount - $90.00

  • This is a non-voting membership available to persons who are not eligible for any other membership category but express support and interest in the field. Does not live or work in the state of Florida (reduced rate of $75.00)

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