TASP Vision and Mission Statement

The Texas Association of School Psychologists (TASP) is a state affiliate of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

TASP's Vision Statement:

  • School psychologists are partners to ensure all children succeed in school, at home, and throughout life.

TASP's Mission Statement:

  • The Texas Association of School Psychologists is a professional organization that supports and advocates for school psychologists having a positive impact on school systems to improve academic skills, social-emotional functioning, and mental-behavioral health for all students.

TASP's Core Values:

  • Advocacy: TASP engages in actions and activities that seek to positively influence outcomes directly affecting the lives of the students, families, and schools we serve.
  • Collaborative Relationships: TASP partners with allied organizations, agencies, and others to develop and achieve shared goals.
  • Continuous Improvement: TASP sets challenging objectives and measures the effectiveness of organizational processes.
  • Diversity: TASP embraces individual, cultural, and other contextual differences in our own interactions and as they shape students’ development.
  • Excellence: TASP promotes the highest standards for service delivery and resource deployment.
  • Integrity: TASP is committed to honesty and to treating others with dignity and respect.
  • Student-Centered: TASP supports goals and activities focused on the needs of students and their families. 
  • Visionary Leadership: TASP leads with enthusiasm and confidence, while working pragmatically in the present and striving toward an optimistic future.