School Psychology Program Information

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Eastern Washington University

Updated: 02/27/2023

Eastern Washington University
135 Martin Hall
Cheney, WA 99004

Program Director: Jamie Lawlar

E-mail: jlawlar@ewu.edu

Program Website: www.ewu.edu/eds

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 107
    Accessible to Working Professionals
    Offers at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Financial Support
Specialist

Assistantship/Traineeship

 

Internship

 

Additional Information

 
Website
www.ewu.edu/eds
Student Enrollment Data

2022 / 2023

Specialist
Total Enrollment (including interns)112
# of First Year Students39
# of Male Students11
# of Minority Students*15
# of interns during the academic year43
# of accepted students for 2022 / 202344
# of applicants for 2022 / 2023143
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Jamie Lawlarjlawlar@ewu.edu100 %
Susan Rubysruby@ewu.edu100 %
Elizabeth Willisewillis3@ewu.edu100 %
Briley Proctorbproctor1@ewu.edu100 %
Sara Kayneskayne@ewu.edu100 %
Kathleen Waldron-Solerkwaldron-soler@ewu.edu
Katie Gaddykgaddy1@ewu.edu100 %
Note: Minority faculty are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Unfilled faculty positions from the previous academic year?No
Anticipate opening a search for a new faculty member in the upcoming academic year?Yes
PRAXIS

01/01/2022 - 12/31/2022

# of Students Taking Praxis37
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
97%
Minimum Score145
Maximum Score188
Median Score167
Mean Score166
* Refers to the % of individuals that have, at one point, passed the exam based on a score of 165 (prior to September 2014) or 147 (September 2014 and on), regardless of number of attempts.
** All data were produced using the ETS® Data Manager for The Praxis SeriesTM tests. Some data may be incomplete given that not all examinees identify their origin program.
*** Aggregated Praxis statistics (median score, minimum/maximum scores, percentage passing) are available only for programs that have had at least five students designating their program/institution as a score recipient within the reporting period.
Respecialization

Specialist

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No
Minimum Graduate Credit Hours for Respecialization
107
Description of Respecialization Process
We do not respecialize but offer a degree through a highly flexible program that meets the needs of working professionals.
Culminating Documentation
Ed.S. Degree
Special Notes
We do not have interns this year, as we did not accept students in 2018-2019. Next year we will have a full program in a hybrid model.
Internship Settings

2022 / 2023

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Number of Interns43
Total completing internship entirely in school settings43
1. The 2010 NASP Standards for Graduate Preparation of School Psychologists defines a school setting as “…one in which the primary goal is the education of students of diverse backgrounds, characteristics, abilities, disabilities, and needs. Generally, a school setting includes students who are enrolled in Grades pre-K–12 and has both general education and special education services. The school setting has available an internal or external pupil services unit that includes at least one state-credentialed school psychologist and provides a full range of school psychology services.”
Multicultural Settings
Program offers a bilingual specialization (i.e. students graduate beign eligible for a bilingual school psychologist certification or designation).No
Program or department provides the following graduate preparation activities related to multicultural responsiveness.
  • Inclusion across all required courses (excluding statistics)
Program or department provides the following graduate preparation activities related to social justice that align with the NASP definition and extends beyond cultural awareness into action.
    Student Outcome Data
    No data from program has been submitted.