Hello and thank you for taking the time to nominate an outstanding school psychologist for the Illinois School Psychologists Association Practitioner of the Year Award!

General qualifications for award nominees:
• Have at least three years’ experience in a school setting as a practicing school psychologist
• Be a current member of ISPA

First round submissions due December 4, 2020.

Deadline for submission of select round two nomination materials is January 4, 2021.

Nominees will be recognized during a virtual awards ceremony to be held during the 2021 Virtual ISPA Convention in late January. Details for joining the award ceremony will be shared with nominees, nominators, and guests as soon as they are available. The overall POTY will be announced at that time.

Go to for further details or contact Kat Bokermann ( or Rosalinda Barragan at (

ISPA Practitioner of the Year Coordinators, Kat Bokermann and Rosalinda Barragan