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Students

Our current and former students say great things about our program. Each year graduating students rate the quality of our program using an anonymous questionnaire. Here are some of the comments we have receive in the past couple of years:

What they like about the training:

“We get out to the public schools in our first year.”

“Training is comprehensive.”

“Small group and intensive instruction.”

“Well rounded practice of school psychology.”

“Exposure to comprehensive evaluation techniques.”

“Closeness of our cohort.”

“Exposure to various measures and emphasis on clinical judgment.”

What they like about the professors:

“Involved professors who are always willing to meet and help with my problems.”

“Quality of the professors.”

“Great professors and supervision during practicum.”

“Diverse backgrounds of professors.”

“Availability of professors.”

“Emphasis on teaching.”

Graduating students also rate our program on the quality of training in each of the 11 National Association of School Psychologist (NASP) training domains. On a scale of 1-5 with 5 being excellent, the last two years of graduates rated their training at RU as follows:

Domain
Rating
Domain 1: Data-based Decision Making 4.52 out of 5
Domain 2. Consultation and Collaboration 4.64 out of 5
Domain 3: Effective Instruction and Development of Cognitive/Academic Skills 4.43 out of 5
Domain 4: Socialization and Development of Life Skills 4.47 out of 5
Domain 5: Student Diversity in Development and Learning 4.75 out of 5
Domain 6: School and System Organization, Policy Development and Climate
4.64 out of 5
Domain 7: Prevention, Crisis Intervention, and Mental Health 4.35 out of 5
Domain 8: Hone/School/Community Collaboration 4.33 out of 5
Domain 9: Research and Program Evaluation 3.98 out of 5
Domain 10: School Psychology Practice and Development 4.64 out of 5
Domain 11: Instructional Technology 4.17 out of 4
If you would like to hear first hand what our students think about their training, email the Dr. Bucy, the program coordinator and she will connect you with a current student.