COVID Resources


In 2020, the MSPA Executive Board, in consultation with other key stakeholders, developed the following documents:

NASP’s 2020 Professional Standards/Principles for Professional Ethics and School Psychology Practice During COVID-19-Related School Disruptions - Document with a general set of guidelines for applying the 2020 NASP Principals for Professional Ethics to practicing during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Assessment Considerations during COVID-19-Related School Disruptions - Document with MSPA's non-regulatory guidance for assessment practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Minnesota Department of Education (MDE): 

COVID-19 Updates 

Special Education COVID-19 Resources

Distance Learning MTSS Framework 

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP):

The PREPaRE Model, Crisis Intervention, and Global Pandemic

Responding to COVID-19: Brief Action Steps for School Crisis Response Teams 

Virtual Service Delivery in Response to COVID-19 Disruptions

USDOE Guidance for IDEA Service Delivery FAQ for School Psychologists 

United Stated Department of Education (USDOE): 

Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students 

Additional Resources: 

A Guide for Completing Reevaluation Reports, Initial Evaluation Reports, and Evaluation Plans for Distance Learning - From St. Cloud Area School District

Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 - From the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency 

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