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Elyria-Lorain Association of School Psychologists (ELASPA)

Elyria/Lorain Area School Psychologists' Association
Mission Statement:
MISSION: The mission of the ELASPA is to disseminate information relevant to best practice, to foster professional growth and communication among school psychologists and other personnel responsible for meet student's individual needs. To achieve this mission, our organization is committed to supporting changes in local, state, and federal legislation which are in the best interest of child development and mental health.
Website: This is it.:
Ohio Counties Served: Lorain, Elyria
Current President:

 Bethany Baker


 43837 Albrecht Rd.

Elyria, Ohio, 44035





Bill Richards, MA
Avon Lake City Schools


Elaine Semper, MA.
Buckeye Local Schools

OSPA Rep :

Mary Ann Teitelbaum, Ph.D
1918 East 34th St
Lorain, OH 44055

Current Membership:  
Number of OSPA Executive Board Members:  2
Usual Meeting Location:  Lorain ESC
2012-17 Meeting Schedule:

2/24/2017 ELASPA Winter Presentation KeyNote: Mental Health Focus: Breakout sessions: Social-Emotional Curr, ETR/IEP update, Let's talk reading anxiety. Legal Updates.  Conference located at Elyria/Lorain ESC.

9/26/2016-ELASPA- Woodcock JohnsonIV/ECAD/Oral Assessment workshop update & training for School psych's and Speech/Language professionals. 

2/24/2016- ELASPA - Legal updates for School Psychologists

Contact for
Meeting Information:
Bethany Bake   Elaine Semper or Denise Eslinger  
Special Affiliations or Roles:

Denise Eslinger is current Chair of the OSPA Dyslexia Ad-Hoc Committee: OSPA Executive Board

MaryAnn Teitelbaum is the elected ELASPA Representative for the OSPA Executive Board

MaryAnn Teitelbaum is the current OPA Liaison for OSPA Executive Board

Addition Information:

OSPA Elected State of Ohio President  

Elaine Semper Past President of Ohio School Psychologist 2010

Denise Eslinger Past President of Ohio School Pscyhologist 2012


ELASPA Regional President's

Elaine Semper Regional President for 2006-2010

Barb Harris Regional President for 2010-2011

Denise Eslinger, Regional President for 2011-2012

 Elaine Semper Regional President for 2012-2014

 Denise Eslinger Regional President for 2014-2017


"Celebrities" or Special Stories:

ELASPA member Elaine Semper  is the winner of the 2016 Clyde Bartlett Award.

ELASPA member Denise Eslinger, NCSP,  is  the winner of the Ohio School Psychologist of the Year for 2015-16.

ELASPA member Dr. Rebecca Serazin, Ph.D. was the winner of the Ohio School Psychologist of the Year for 2013