The school psychologist delivers school-based; psycho-educational services that
improve student performance, enhance student educational success and promote the
mental health interests of children and youth. The school psychologist typically works at
two (2) or more school sites where services are provided to both general and special
education students. Broad-based services include consultation, support for interventions,
assessment and evaluation, professional development, and school improvement
activities. The school psychologist is expected to adhere to applicable federal and state
laws and regulations (i.e., Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA),
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), Nevada Administrative
Code (NAC), Section 504, as well as Clark County School District and Department
policies and procedures. This person will report directly to a supervising Psychological
Education and Training
Master’s (MA or MS) or Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a concentration in school psychology.
Licenses and Certifications
1. Must possess, or be able to acquire by the time of appointment to the position, an endorsement as a school psychologist from the Nevada Department of Education including:
a. Completion of a minimum of 60 graduate credits in identified areas of study for school psychology; and,
b. Completion of a full (1,000-hour minimum) supervised internship in school psychology; or,
c. Hold a certificate as a nationally certified school psychologist issued by the National School Psychology Certification System of the National Association of School Psychologists.
2. A valid driver’s license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate an insured motor vehicle in Nevada.
When applying for a certificated licensed position, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy announcement.