2nd Annual Summer Institute
June 13-14, 2014


Emerald Beach Hotel
1102 South Shoreline Boulevard
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Room Rate: $99.00 per night (cutoff date 5/20/2014)

Hotel Reservation: Call the hotel directly at (361) 883-5731 and refer to code: TAS

Additional days available before and after conference for reduced rate (based on availability).

Please note: the negotiated hotel room reservation rate is not applicable using the hotel website. Summer Institute attendees will need to call the hotel directly to make their hotel room reservation at the discounted rate.


  Pre-registration (by 6/1/2014) On-site Registration
Members $75.00 $100.00
Non-Members $100.00 $125.00

Click here to register

Americans With Disabilities Act: Do you require any of the special services (such as an interpreter or wheel-chair accessible accommodations) covered under the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-336, Section 102)? If so, please send your requirements in writing no later than May 23, 2014 to Summer Institute ADA Requirements, Box 14023, Austin, TX 78714, by calling (512) 791-4701, or by emailing [email protected].


June 13

7:30-8:30am Breakfast
Session 1
(Beverage/food break 10:00-10:15am)
Ethics Toolkit: What You Need to Know as a LSSP (3 Credit Hours) - Ashley Arnold, MA, NCSP, LSSP & Laurie Klose, PhD, LSSP


Becoming a Bilingual School Psychologist: Texas State Training Model (3 Credit Hours) - Cynthia Plotts, Ph.D., LSSP & Desiree Vega, Ph.D., NCSP
11:30am-1:30pm Lunch on your own
Session 2
(Beverage/food break 3:00-3:15pm)
Culturally Competent Practice (3 Credit Hours) - Art Hernandez, Ph.D., LP, NCSP, LSSP & Dr. Salvador Hector Ochoa PhD., Dean of the College of 
Education, University of New Mexico

June 14

7:30-8:30am Breakfast
Session 3
(Beverage/food break 10:00-10:15am)
School Psychologist’s Role in Tier 2 Systems Implementation: Overview, Critical Features & Legal/Ethical Considerations (3 Credit Hours) - Billie Jo Rodriguez, Ph.D., NCSP, LSSP


Ecological Assessment and Culturally Responsive Practice in the Schools (3 Credit Hours) - Felicia Castro-Villarreal, Ph.D., LSSP & Victor Villarreal, Ph.D., PLP, NCSP, LSSP

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Summer Institute cancellations made by May 23, 2014 will receive a refund LESS an administrative fee, AFTER the conference. Cancellations made after May 23, 2014 will NOT be refunded. Cancellations may be made in writing to TASP, P.O. Box 141023, Austin, TX 78714, by calling (512) 791-4701, or send an email to [email protected].