ND SP Service Grant Students
2024 NASP Conference meeting with NASP President, Dr. Andrea Clyne President

North Dakota School Psychology Service Grant

  • Purpose:  To train and retain school psychologists in North Dakota high-need Local Education Agencies (LEAs)
  • Partnership with Bureau of Indian Education – Turtle Mountain Area Schools  (BIE-TMAS)
  • Years:  2023-2027
  • ND SP Service Grant Photos

 Grant Participants will Receive:

  • Tuition, fees, books to earn an Educational Specialist in School Psychology degree and become eligible for School Psychology license in North Dakota and qualified to be a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) National Certification
  • North Dakota Association of School Psychologist (NDASP) membership and yearly conference attendance
  • National Association of School Psychologist (NASP) Membership and National Conference attendance (conference registration fees plus out-of-state airfare, lodging, and meals)
  • PREPaRE (a model for school crisis response teams) Training / Train the Trainer Certification PREPaRE
  • Reference materials (approximate value $1,000)
  • Mileage and meal allowance during the 2nd year Practicum and 3rd year Internship at Turtle Mountain Area Schools
  • Childcare (up to $600/child/month for eligible dependents for months enrolled in courses (first year), practicum (second year), and internship (third year)
  • Licensure fees

Grant Participants’ Service Obligation

After graduation, grant participants have a service obligation to be employed in a North Dakota high-need LEA (20% or more free or reduced lunch) for the number of years commensurate with grant participation.

Students must be accepted into the School Psychology Program before being considered for grant participation.



For additional information contact:

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  Dr. Penny Craven
School Psychology Program Director
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  Gina Brandt
Project Coordinator
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Sara Mantell
Project Graduate Assistant