School Psych Sistahs is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports the recruitment, retention and advancement of women of color in the field of School Psychology. We offer professional development, networking opportunities, consultation and mentorship services that support women of color as they navigate the profession. We create opportunities for social learning and provide an interactive knowledge community for aspiring, practicing and retired School Psychologists.
To see women of color in the field of School Psychology flourish and thrive without limitation.
C – Commits to personal and professional success
A – Affirms identity and experience
R – Reciprocates in partnerships
E – Executes with excellence
Shakia Hurlock is currently a school psychologist in New York. For undergrad she attended SUNY Buffalo State College where she majored in Educational Psychology. Shakia is a graduate of Niagara University where she graduated in 2019 with her Masters Degree and a Certificate of Advance Studies in school psychology. Even though Shakia is an early year school psychologist, she had practiced in New York, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Her passion in school psychology is behavioral prevention/intervention services and diversity in development and learning. What she loves about the career field is the versatility to strengthen individuals, families, buildings, policy, etc.
Jilandra is currently a school psychologist in North Carolina. For undergrad she attended Tennessee Technological University where she majored in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Psychology and Biology. Jilandra graduated from Lipscomb University With a Masters Degree in Psychology and Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology in 2016 from Middle Tennessee State University. Her passion in school psychology is in early childhood development, Autism, and providing training on prevention/intervention services. She enjoys advocating and educating about the field of school psychology.