The Goal of ASPS
The primary purpose of ASPS is to promote mental health. Additionally, ASPS shall represent Texas State University- San Marcos school psychology graduate students as a unified body in order to discuss issues and concerns that affect students, both professionally and academically; to provide opportunities to develop and nurture leadership skills; to allow student mentorship and occasions for sharing relevant resources; to foster professionalism during training; to institute a means to effect changes within the department/program; to sponsor speakers and extra-curricular training; to establish links with professional organizations and school psychology professionals in the community; and to afford networking opportunities for school psychology graduate students.
In addition, ASPS will promote and develop social cohesion between students and faculty of the School Psychology program. The ASPS shall be a nonprofit, nonsectarian, and nonpartisan organization. The ASPS shall not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color religion, age, sex, nationality or sexual orientation. ASPS shall coordinate and promote activities, programs and fundraising events which support the goals of this organization.