EGRASP’s mission is to enable the growth and development of the school psychology profession. Professional development, advocacy, and the exchange of information prepare members to promote educational achievement by fostering mental health and removing barriers to satisfactory student performance. School Psychologists work in collaboration with families, teachers, administrators, and other professionals in their districts and the communities to facilitate student learning and socialization while supporting appropriate behavior and mental health resiliency so that every student is learning in every classroom, in every subject, every day.
Armando started in the School Psychology world in 1990 in the Woodland Joint Unified School District. He is currently the Lead Psychologist for the Elk Grove Unified School District and still loves his job!
Liz Padilla Lively
Liz has enjoyed being a school psychologist since 2014. She is assigned to Smedberg Middle School, where she serves as the resident psych, as well as the ERMHS provider and ABSS class support.
Kirsten currently works with pre-k to 6th grade students at an elementary site with 6 autism-specific self-contained programs. She has been working as a school psychologist since 2015 and is a graduate of Cal State East Bay's Clinical Child/School Psychology program.
Marcela has been a school psychologist since 2012, when she graduated from Sacramento State. She started her career that same year at EGUSD and has been working at various EGUSD schools since. She is currently assigned to two elementary schools and very much enjoys the level.
Member at Large
Erika has been in school psychology since 2009 and works at Jackman Middle School. She enjoys travel and yoga in her free time.
Cecilia L. Rodriguez, Ed.S., NCSP
Member at Large
Cecilia is currently a school psychologist at Elk Grove Unified School District where she’s presently assigned at two elementary schools. She graduated with her Ed.S. and M.A. in School Psychology from CSU, Sacramento. Cecilia immigrated from Peru, Lima and fluently speaks Spanish. Cecilia’s areas of interests are working with students and families from diverse backgrounds, such as refugees and LGBTQ populations. It is her desire to be a liaison between children and their educational needs, present and future.
Cristina is currently a school psychology intern for EGUSD. She was worked in public schools since 2013 and is looking forward to her final year as a graduate student at CSUS.
Beatriz De La Cruz
Beatriz is currently an intern at Elk Grove Unified School District. She obtained her Masters degree from the University of the Pacific, and I’m presently pursuing my Ed.S degree. She enjoys hiking, running, and spinning class, as well as spending time with her family.
Christine Quecan, M.A.
Christine is currently a school psychologist intern for EGUSD and is assigned to an elementary, middle, and high school. She received her M.A. in School Psychology from Sacramento State and is working to obtain her Ed.S. degree. Christine is interested in promoting positive school climate and working with dual-language learners.
Lizette is currently working for EGUSD as a school psychologist intern, where she also completed her fieldwork. She recently obtained her Master’s degree in school psychology from CSU, Sacramento. Lizette is a Spanish bilingual speaker who enjoys learning about and working with diverse populations. She is excited to be able to grow and develop within the school psychology profession, as well as contribute to it.
Kamio is a School Psychologist Intern in EGUSD. She has done fieldwork in Natomas USD and EGUSD. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Africana Studies from CSU Long Beach. She is pursuing her Ed.D. at the University of the Pacific. Her dissertation will examine whether the racial identity of biracial students impact their grades in Math and English and if their level of academic self-concept in Math and English mediates the relationship between racial identity and grades in those subjects.
Diana is a current school psychologist intern for Elk Grove Unified School District. She received her bachelor’s degree at University of the Pacific where she majored in Psychology with a minor in Spanish. She just received her Master’s degree in education from Sacramento State and is currently working to obtain her Ed.S degree. Her interests include working with bilingual students and promoting a positive school climate.
Quanisha is currently a school psychologist intern with Elk Grove Unified School District. She comes with a strong behavioral and mental health background and is excited to continue her education with Alliant International University to obtain her PsyD in Educational Psychology.