“Thank you for attending”

On behalf of the entire LOC team, I want to extend a warm thank you for attending our 44th annual ISPA conference in Bologna. We were thrilled to have you join us and we hope that you found the event valuable, informative, inspiring and enjoyable. Your presence at our event made it all the more special and we are grateful for your participation.
I hope to see you all again next year in Riga!

Welcome to ISPA

The International School Psychology Association (ISPA) welcomes you to our website. ISPA has been proud to promote the work of school psychologists world-wide since the early 1970s. We provide training, resources, and a global community to school psychologists or those interested in the field. You can follow ISPA on Facebook.

Announcement: ISPA Position Statement (Sept. 2021): “Back to School Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: Considerations and a Call to Action to Support School Communities Worldwide”

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Who we are

ISPA is a Non-Governmental Organization officially affiliated to UNESCO. Since its foundation, ISPA has successfully promoted the spread of school psychology. This process has been facilitated through the ISPA Conference, held each year in a different country.

What ISPA does

ISPA ensures support for the profession worldwide by the annual conference it organises, support for schools, teachers, children, parents and family’s, because school psychologists are often the primary link between homes and school, providing front-line support to…

ISPA’s major aims

ISPA promotes the use of sound psychological principles within the context of education and schooling internationally at global and local levels. We also promote the improvement of children’s and young people’s well-being as well as their cognitive, emotional…

“ISPA is strongly committed to improving healthy development and quality of life for children everywhere. ISPA has thus made children’s human rights a high priority in its international work during the last decade and will maintain this emphasis in the future. For this purpose, ISPA has initiated and collaborated with international endeavors that benefit children or hold a genuine promise to do so. The involvement of school psychology at the national level will significantly strengthen many of these projects.”

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