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U.S. Education Department Senior Official to Give Remarks at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention in San Francisco


Contact:  
David Thomas, (202) 401-1576, david.thomas@ed.gov


Event Date 1: February 24, 2011 08:00 am - 10:00 am

Melody Musgrove, director of the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), will give remarks at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) annual convention on Thursday, Feb. 24 in San Francisco. Musgrove will outline some of the challenges special education is facing and what school psychologists can do to continue to fulfill critical roles in shaping improved results. Her presentation is titled “Great Expectations and Improving Results: OSEP and School Psychology in the Next Five Years.”

The goals of the 2011 NASP convention include helping participants to learn about the latest developments in federal legislation and related policies and how these affect practice; develop better accountability measures to demonstrate the link between school psychology services and improved outcomes for students; and learn about at least one area of research that contributes to evidence-based practice.


Event 1
Who : Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
What : Addresses the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention
When : 8:00 a.m. PST Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011
Where : Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O’Farrell Street
San Francisco, Calif.
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