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Annual LSPA Fall Conference- November 2023
DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette
1521 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette, LA 70503-3158

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Wednesday, November 08, 2023, 7:30 AM to Friday, November 10, 2023, 5:00 PM CDT
Category: Conference

November 8-10, 2023

The Annual Fall LSPA Conference!

"Seeking Wisdom, Filling Needs

KEYNOTES : Wednesday: Andrea Clyne, PhD, LP, NASP President 2023-2024; Thursday: Byron McClure, DEd, NCSP 



  • Sip & See Poster Symposium (Student Poster Competition)
  • Louisiana Job Fair
  • Student Reception: Andrea Clyne, NASP President
  • Opportunities for networking and communication with LSPA leadership will be provided to strengthen the field of school psychology within the state. **CPDs will be provided.**
  • LDOE Medicaid Billing Update for School Psychologists


  • Sessions featuring an EDI focus include: Jordan Morgan - Considering Language & Culture in Assessment: Best Practices for Monolingual Evaluators; Dr. Stephanie Grant- Introduction to Allyship & Affinity Groups; Affinity Group Participation

  • Returning regional experts: Dr. Wayne Stewart, Dr. Carmen Broussard, Dr. Anna Long, Dr. Amber Harris, Dr. Stephanie Grant, and Anna Laakman

  • Hot Topics in Special Education & Section 504 Law: Wayne Stewart

  • Alternative Friday Ethics Session 

LOG IN FIRST: Remember, you must be logged in to get a member rate. Membership dues are included with the full conference price.

AFFILIATES: Friends of the field of school psychology. Affiliate members have limited privileges and access to meetings/minutes.

GROUP RATE: If your organization/school district has 3+ non-school psychologists (affiliates) attending, you may register for a group rate. This rate is $345 per affiliate. This is only applicable for registrations received by October 1, 2023. 


  • PresentationsThe LSPA Executive Council is soliciting specific proposals from members and guests for presentations related to the practice of school psychologyIf you would like to present at the 2023 conference, complete the Call for Presentation Submission.  When submitting your presentations for upload on the Members Only Section of the LSPA website, you must follow the Instructions for Handouts & SlidesDeadline for presentation submission is September 27, 2023 for consideration for current or future conferences. If you would like a copy of your presentation slides/handouts to be on the website when the conference starts, it must be emailed to LSPA Webmaster  by October 25. Limited Presentation Slots Available.
  • Posters: Sip & See Poster Symposium (Student Poster Competition).  Complete the Call for Student Posters.  Applications will be due by October 25, 2023.

SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS: Send nominations for School Psychologist of the Year award and the Will Bergeron Memorial Scholarship to Jamie Raborn, Immediate Past- President. Deadline for nomination submission is October 25, 2023. 

Click HERE for more information about our awards and how to nominate someone.

Event Contact: Tonya Johnson LSPA Conference Chair


LSPA  Hotel Reservation  

Group Name: LA School Psychological Association
Group Code: LSO
Check-In: rates from NOVEMBER 7, 2023
Check-Out: through NOVEMBER 10, 2023
Hotel Name: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lafayette
Hotel Address: 1521 West Pinhook Road
  Lafayette, Louisiana
Phone Number: 1-800-222-8733


SPECIAL LSPA Negotiated Discount: Want to help LSPA? If you book your hotel room through Hilton and use the Group Code "LSO," the organization will get credit which helps to pay for speaker hotel rooms.  Guest rooms are $126 (Double) & $136 (King) per night when booked no later than October 24, 2023 using Group Code: LSO. Book early to reserve your room. Book Early!  

**REFUND POLICY: PLEASE READ PRIOR TO REGISTERING! The deadline for refunds is October 25, 2023. After October 25, 2023, NO refunds will be given.**

Register HERE for Annual LSPA Fall Conference- November 2023

Contact: LSPA Conference Chair, [email protected]