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Lifetime Achievement Award

Created in 2000, this award seeks to recognize a member of our profession who has devoted his or her professional life to the improvement of the profession of School Psychology. The award is presented during even years. Any member is invited to nominate one outstanding professional for this prestigious award. Candidates must be current members of AASP who are school psychology practitioners, trainers, supervisors, administrators, state consultants, or researchers and have made major contributions to the field of school psychology.


Valinda Teague is a shining example of an educator. She has always poured her heart into serving and meeting the needs of her students including loving them as if they were her own children. In retirement, she continues to contract with local schools to assist in meeting the needs of children. Valinda has proudly served as a member and Region Representative of AASP. She displays high moral and ethical character, strong personal values and believes each child has a right to the most appropriate education, regardless of their disability. Mrs. Teague is a phenomenal co-worker and mentor. She has always been a team player and displays a kind and gentle spirit when working with others in the field. Please provide a round of applause for Valinda Teague. 

FOrmer Recipients

2018 Valinda Teague

2016 Clare Ward

2000 Jo McCall

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