A: A school psychologist is a behavioral
specialist who is committed to the application of
expertise to help parents,
teachers, and schools work together for the benefit of the student.
School psychology focuses on the psychological and educational development of
individuals in the school
psychologist enhances the educational process by evaluating the abilities and
of students as well as addressing the emotional and social factors that influence
Referrals for psychological services originate in the local school Pupil Services Team
is held on a regular
basis. After a review of the case, the team may recommend that one or more specialists
assigned for further evaluation, study, or review. Before a child is seen by the
signed parent permission is obtained.
The psychologist is also available for consultation on classroom, staff, school, and
concerns. School personnel
with these types of concerns may directly contact the area psychologist.
Anyone who is interested in employment as a school psychologist for Harford County Public
Shannon Hagan, Staff Management Team Leader, 102 S Hickory Ave, Bel Air, MD 410-588-5238
Applicants must meet the MSDE Certification requirements.
Please note that the Harford County Public School System does not discriminate on the basis
of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, or disability in matters affecting
employment or in providing access to programs. Inquiries related to the policies of the
Board of Education of Harford County should be directed to the Director of Public
Information, 410-588-5203 .
The following links provide additional information in regareds to employment and general school