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School Psychologists

PRIMARY DUTIES

Provides psychological services to general education students and students with disabilities; conducts psycho-educational assessments to assist in determining eligibility for special education services and the development of educational programs; consults with school personnel, parents and others concerned with the progress of students; provides individual and group counseling services. When qualified, provides such services in the student's primary language or to deaf children using communication skills for the deaf when appropriate.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

An earned master's degree or advanced degree of equivalent standard from a recognized college or university.  Candidates must also possess a Pupil Personnel Services Credential authorizing service as a school psychologist.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

For information regarding employment in Psychological Services, please contact John Pero, Administrative Coordinator, at john.pero@lausd.net, or Randy Murphy, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at randy.murphy@lausd.net. The District continually accepts School Psychologist applications.

 

If you would like information regarding how to become a paid or an unpaid INTERN, please contact Susan Mora, Intervention Coordinator, at susan.mora@lausd.net

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

1.  Please read Certificated Exam Announcement .

2.  Instructions/Required Documents for Applicants

3.  Applicant Checklist

4.  Qualified candidates are invited to complete the online application.

5.  Print the following and have them completed by appropriate referents per instruction sheet (#2 above):

       Confidential Reference Form (Non-LAUSD Employee)

                                          OR

       Non-Confidential Reference Form (Current LAUSD Employee)

6.  Individuals who possess fluency in a second language should plan on taking the proficiency
exam in the appropriate language. This exam is not necessary to complete your
application. Please visit the District Bilingual Fluency Examination website for further information.

RELATED WEBSITES

 

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Psychological Services (LAUSD)

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Special Education Service Center Northwest 
Mayra Santos
Administrative Coordinator, Psychological Services 
(818) 654-5022 mayra.santos@lausd.net 
 
Special Education Service Center Northeast
Jose Gonzalez
Administrative Coordinator, Psychological Services
(818) 686-4401 jose.j.gonzalez@lausd.net
 
Special Education Service Center South
Susie Kapamaci
Administrative Coordinator, Psychological Services
(310) 354-3209 marysusan.kapamaci@lausd.net
 
Special Education Service Center West
John Charles Pero
Administrative Coordinator, Psychological Services
(310) 235-3725 john.pero@lausd.net
 
Special Education Service Center East 
Delia Flores
Administrative Coordinator, Psychological Services 
(323) 224-3352 delia.flores@lausd.net
 
Special Education Service Center Central 
Sergio Avilés
Administrative Coordinator, Psychological Services 
(213) 241-5431 sergio.aviles@lausd.net

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