CASP Spring Institute 2018

March 22-24

This Spring

What is the key to true satisfaction and happiness? What really causes an ordinary individual to lead a meaningful and fulfilling life?

Workshops and other presentations at Spring Institute 2018 will answer these questions and help those in the school psychology profession better understand Positive Psychology, the study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive, which is the theme of this year’s event. 

Spring Institute includes:

  • Per day fees, which include lunch each day
  • Student strand
  • Welcome evening reception on Thursday, March 22.
  • General Session keynote speaker and NASP President John Kelly on Thursday, March 22.
  • Luncheon Keynote speaker California Director of Special Education Kristin Wright on Friday, March 23.
  • Job fair, Friday, March 23.
  • Continuing Education Units and Hours for BBS licensees and NCSPs.
  • Differing points of view on today’s important topics


The hotel

CASP Spring Institute 2018 will be held at the Portola Plaza and Spa in Montery, California.


$179.00 per night, single or double. (Price does not include taxes and fees.)

To secure your hotel room, a dedicated website has been designed for CASP Spring Institute attendees press the button below or call Portola Plaza and Spa Reservations at 888-222-5851 (be sure to state that you are with CASP Spring Institute 2018). Book your room by Feb. 27, 2018 to receive this special rate.

Rooms include free wifi in guest rooms and in the meeting spaces of the hotel. Parking overnight is $12.


The Portola Hotel & Spa is located on the Monterey Peninsula along the Central Coast of California. Fly directly into the Monterey Regional Airport or enjoy the scenic views along Highway 1 for access to one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the world.

A limited number of direct flights are available out of Los Angeles International Airport through United Airlines, and San Diego airport through Alaska and United Airlines.



Early Registration

(register on or before February 27, 2018)

Admission Type Thursday Friday Saturday
Member $165 $165 $150
Non-member $230 $230 $210
Student Strand – Member $50 $50
Student Stand – Non-member $100 $100

Late Registration

(register after February 27, 2018)

Admission Type Thursday Friday Saturday
Member $220 $220 $210
Non-member $290 $290 $280
Student Stand – Member $100 $100
Student Strand – Non-member $150 $150

Spring Institute 2018 will be held at:

Portola Hotel & Spa
2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

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