Monthly Archives: March 2019

Better Instruction for Struggling Readers in Manitoba

The following is an excerpt article from the 2019 PsynPost By: Ron Teffaine, School Psychologist In Manitoba, we still use the three cueing-systems model to help children acquire basic reading skills. It was first proposed in the 1960s, and it … Continue reading

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NASP 2018 Review: Resources to Ponder

by Keith Moen, MASP Website Committee Chair

As a volunteer board member, I was chosen to attend the 2018 National Association of School Psychologists convention last February in Chicago. One of the tasks associated with being sponsored by MASP to attend NASP is to bring back information on potential professional development presenters and share new tools and resources with members. I had the great fortune to attend scores of workshops over the four days. One other infamous feature of the annual NASP convention is the Exhibit Hall, which is an acre filled with hundreds of displays from possibly the best and the worst element of school psychology- the test developers. You can be overwhelmed by the quantity of developers, the size and glam of the biggest corps in psychology, and all the freebies and the spiels.

This year I took it upon myself to avoid the Goliaths and seek out a few Davids- the little companies and upcoming developers of products intended to improve school psychology assessment and interventions. My hope was that I would discover a service or tool, that MASP could offer our school psychologists as part of their membership (perhaps which an interested member could bring forward at the April 23, 2019 AGM). Here is a sample of some of the more interesting products and services I found Continue reading

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Membership Renew Tasks

Webmaster: Review and update the Membership Renewal page. Click to edit page. If given as an option, view in “text” mode rather than “visual”. Change ALL SEVEN of the PayPal Button year dates to current (for example: change “April 1, … Continue reading

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MASP AGM and Assistive Technology PD Registration

The MASP board is excited to present our Annual General Meeting and Assistive Technology PD on Tuesday April 23, 2019 at the Viscount Gort Hotel. You will be able to attend either in person or webcast. You must register for … Continue reading

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MASP Februrary Executive Board Meeting Minutes

2019_02_11_Board_Minutes_V2.pdf Here are the February Executive Board Meeting Minutes. You must be a paid, signed-in member to download and view.

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MASP January Executive Board Meeting Minutes

Here are the January Executive Board Meeting Minutes. You must be a paid signed-in member to download and view. 2019_01_14_Board_Minutes-1.pdf

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.50 FTE School Psychologist- Prairie Spirit School Division

Prairie Spirit School Division invites applications by noon, March 22, 2019 for a .50 FTE School Psychologist to commence September 3, 2019. For more information click here.

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School Psychologist Part-time Term

Seven Oaks School Division is looking for a part-time (.50 FTE) School Psychologist for September 3, 2019 to June 30, 2020. Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume, along with three references to applications@7oaks.org CLOSING DATE: … Continue reading

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Proposed School Psychologist Standards and Evaluation Document

Building on the thoughtful work of other Psychologists and Psychology organizations, two documents pertaining to Standards of Practice for Manitoba School Psychologists have been adapted for possible endorsement by the MASP membership at the AGM in April 23, 2019. Your … Continue reading

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