The purpose is to develop and initiate data collection strategies from time to time that provide information as to the current status and future direction of school psychology internationally, to propose Association wide policies that promote the professional preparation of school psychologists internationally, to propose and implement policies leading to the accreditation of school psychology preparation programs, and to attempt to locate financial support for the above-mentioned activities, and to propose and implement policies to enhance continuing education opportunities for school psychologists, including the granting of continuing education certificate at each conference.