News and Events

Find out what's happening now, and explore past news and event highlights from the School Psychology program.


2022 - 2023 News and Events

Open House Flyer 2022


Our program will be hosting a hybrid Open House from 5-7pm on Friday, November 18th. This forum will provide prospective students with information on the sequence of study and the application process and offer opportunities to connect with students and faculty. 

For more information or to register for this event, please click on the flyer.


SHPA Native Education Panel 2022

Celebrating Native Education: The Power of Indigenous Peoples Panel

The Department of Counseling and School Psychology's SHPA Indigenous Scholars and Collaborators Project, the Native Resource Center, and the Department of American Indian Studies present a panel nationally and internationally recognized Indiegenous scholars to speak on and celebrate accomplishments in Native Education and discuss the power of Indigenous Peoples in the creation of those accomplishments.

Panelists will be introduced by Indigenous Scholars Project (SHPA) Director, Dr. Carol Robinson-Zañartu, and advanced graduate student scholars in school psychology, Bryanna Kinlicheene (Diné), Starr GreenSky (Anishinaabe/Oglala Lakota), and Rachelle Peterson (Moutain Cahuilla).

For more information or to register for this event, please click on the flyer. 



2021 - 2022 News and Events

Bryanna Kinlicheene NASP ERT Minority Scholarship 2022

Bryanna Kinlicheene Awarded the NASP ERT Minority Scholarship

Congratulations to third-year student Bryanna Kinlicheene (Diné; third from right) for being awarded the NASP ERT Minority Scholarship!


SHPA at NASP 2022

SHPA at NASP 2022

Starr Greensky, Bryanna Kinlicheene, Rachelle Peterson, and SHPA Director Dr. Carol Robinson-Zañartu (not pictured) presenting on their work with indigenous youth. 

PUEDE at NASP 2022

¡PUEDE! at NASP 2022

Dr. Sánchez Lizardi (top left), Daniella Sandoval (bottom right), and other members of the ¡PUEDE! grant presenting on their work at the NASP 2022 Conference in Boston.


2019 News and Events

Larry P. at CASP 2019

CASP Conference 2019

The 2019 CASP Conference was held in Long Beach, California and the theme of the conference was You're Not Alone: Integrating Systems of Support. Below is a photo of our students smiling with Darryl Lester, the student who was at the center of the Larry P. v. Riles case. 

PUEDE at CASP 2019

¡PUEDE! at CASP 2019

¡PUEDE! scholars pose in front of the poster they presented at the 2019 CASP Conference in Long Beach, California.

David Martinez and Maestro Award

David Martinez wins the Maestro Award!

Alumni David Martinez and his family pose at the Latino Book and Family Festival held at MiraCosta College in Oceanside in September 2019. David was nominated and won the Maestro Award, which celebrates an empowering educator in North County San Diego. Congratulations David!



2018 News and Events

Emily Johnson 2018
Emily Johnson, M.S., Ed.S.


Kenia Lopez, M.S., Ed.S.


College of Education Standouts!

Outstanding School Psychology Ed.S. graduating students, Emily Johnson and Kenia Lopez, are featured as the College of Education Class of 2018 Standouts!

CLASS-EL Students Present in Guadalajara 2018

CLASS-EL Students Present in Guadalajara

Members of the CLASS-EL grant presented at the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology 2018 in Guadalajara.

Jessie Krier NASP 2018

2018 National Conference Presentations

Check out all the presentations (PDF) given at the 2018 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention by SDSU School Psychology faculty and students.

Pictured below: Jessie Krier presents her study, co-authored by SDSU School Psychology Program Director and Professor Dr. Katina Lambros, "Increasing Social Play and Joint Attention Through Peer Mediated Intervention."

Deborah Peek Scholarship Award 2018

Deborah Peek Crockett Minority Scholarship Award

Congratulations to SDSU School Psychology student Nora Neztsosie! She is the winner of the Deborah Peek Crockett Minority Scholarship Award.

Read more about Nora's accomplishments.