Sarah How, School Psych Alumna, Earns Prestigous Award

MSUM School Psychology Alumna Sarah How was chosen for the 2021 Ysseldyke Best Practices Award through the Minnesota School Psychologists Association. This is a huge honor and demonstrates her commitment to serve children, teens, educators and families to the best of her ability and with the latest knowledge of best practices. She was presented the award virtually at the annual […]

Dr. Stewart presents to local educators about early literacy and read alouds

On Friday, Nov. 6, Dr. Lisa Stewart, School Psychology, presented to Moorhead schools’ preschool Jumpstart, ECFE, and other teachers and staff on the topic “How to Choose your Repeated Read Aloud Book.” The teachers applied anti-bias book selection criteria, practiced selecting vocabulary including early numeracy vocab and discussed other factors related to selecting books that work well for an interactive […]

Reading Corps vocabulary intervention article published by Dr. Stewart, colleagues

A Reading Corps Vocabulary Intervention Article was published by Dr. Lisa Stewart, School Psychology, and colleagues. The article “Outcomes of a Vocabulary Intervention Implemented by Community AmeriCorps Members,” was recently published in School Psychology Review. Dr Stewart and co-authors David Parker, Ruth Kaminski, Susan Thomson, and Sandy Pulles worked with Americorps Reading Corps members to implement a vocabulary intervention for […]

MSU Moorhead proposes budget plan to close projected gap of $6 million in 2022

Moorhead, Minn., April 15, 2020 – Minnesota State University Moorhead today shared a proposed budget plan with faculty and staff, designed to close a projected gap of $6 million in fiscal year 2022. The plan represents reductions in expenses of approximately 10% of the University’s operating budget.  The University’s budget planning process continually looks forward two fiscal years, providing time to adapt to changes in the environment.  A University-wide committee considers factors such as […]

School Psychology Faculty and Students Attend State Conference

School Psychology Program faculty, Peg Potter, Lisa Stewart and Mary Dosch, and Professor Emerita Oliva Melroe, along with 18 current School Psychology graduate students, recently attended the Minnesota School Psychologists Association (MSPA) Mid-winter Conference in Plymouth, Minnesota. Graduate students Claire Studt, Jackie Salisbury, Katie Langer, and Adrienne MacDonald presented posters on their Master’s projects/thesis research. As part of the MSUM […]