School Psychologists provide a variety of professional services to support the academic achievement, positive behavior, and social-emotional wellness of all students, especially those who struggle with barriers to learning. School Psychologists play a critical role in supporting the attainment of the goals of HCPS and help to ensure that every student is ready to learn and every teacher is empowered to teach.
School Psychologists work with students, teachers, administrators, and families to: improve academic achievement, promote positive behavior and mental health, create safe, positive school climate, support diverse learners, strengthen family-school partnerships, and improve school-wide assessment and accountability.
HCPS School Psychologists strive to provide all 10 Practice Domains. There are currently 12 Nationally Certified School Psychologists on staff at HCPS. The Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) credential recognizes school psychologists who meet rigorous national standard (2010) for graduate preparation and continuing professional development.