The Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs (CDSPP) is an organization of North American doctoral programs in school psychology. The mission of CDSPP is to foster the advancement of doctoral education in school psychology in all its aspects. This mission includes: 

1) Providing a mechanism for dissemination of information, exchange of views, collection of data, facilitation of communication, and formulation of policies concerning doctoral training in school psychology, and 

2) Providing consultative resources, maintaining active liaison, and promoting the representation of school psychology programs in functions of APA and other organizations that are relevant to doctoral education in school psychology. 

Doctoral Programs in School Psychology in a regionally-accredited institution of higher learning are entitled to full membership; APA accreditation is NOT required. 
Associate Memberships are available to Specialist Programs in School Psychology in a regionally-accredited institution of higher learning that are interested in doctoral program development.

Current Board Members:

Sam Song, Chair
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Term: 2017-2020

Kisha Radliff, Chair Elect
The Ohio State University
Term: 2018-2021


Franci Crepeau-Hobson, Treasurer
University of Colorado Denver
Term: 2017-2020


Janay Sander, Secretary
Ball State University
Term 2018-2020

Markeda Newell, Board Member
Loyola University – Chicago
Term: 2020-2023 

Scott Napolitano, Board Member
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Term: 2020-2023

CDSPP Listserve:

This is the official discussion group for the Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs. Membership in CDSPP is by program and the current program director is the official contact person. However, this list is open to all faculty members in school psychology training programs. Please sign all posts with your name, title, and university.

Click here to visit the the CDSPP Listserv where you can view discussions. If you are interested in your program joining CDSPP, please click on the Membership tab at the top of this page. 
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