• School Psychologists collaborate with other school personnel and parents to enhance learning and social-emotional development and adjustment of children. School psychologists are highly trained specialists in human growth and development, educational psychology, education, mental health and learning and behavioral change.  They promote the application of research-based psychological principles to assist in program development, instruction, and evaluation.

    School psychologists also serve with others as problem solvers in facilitating positive changes in learning environments, attitudes, and motivation in order to assist children to succeed academically, socially, and as good citizens.

    GCS Facts:

    • Available at every school in Guilford County.
    • Over 45 School Psychologists on staff.
    • School Psychologists must complete a 60-hour master's degree program and a one-year full time internship at a minimum prior to employment.
    • Some GCS School Psychologists obtain additional licensure by the NC Psychology Board.
    • Many members of the staff are Nationally Certified School Psychologists.  


    Becoming a School Psychologist:

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