Dear School Psychologist:
This letter is a request for you to take part in a research project to assess perceptions of professional roles and practices of school psychologists. This project is being conducted by Erin M. McClure, M.A. in the Department of Educational Studies at The Ohio State University for a Doctoral Degree in School Psychology. Erin is under the supervision of Dr. Antoinette Miranda, a professor in the school psychology program at OSU.
Your participation in this project is greatly appreciated and will take approximately 10 minutes to fill out the following questionnaire. Your involvement in this project will be kept as confidential as legally possible, with no identifiable information collected, and all data reported in the aggregate. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate. Your participation is completely voluntary. You may skip any question that you do not wish to answer and you may discontinue at any time.
The Ohio State University's Institutional Review Board acknowledgment of this project is on file at the university. I hope that you will participate in this research project, as it may be beneficial to the understanding of perceptions of professional roles and practices of school psychologists. Should you have any questions about this letter or the research project, please feel free to contact Erin McClure at 330-317-7794 (McClure.firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Antoinette Miranda at 614-292-5909 (email@example.com).
Each participant who completes the survey will be entered in a drawing to win one of 2 $100 gift cards to Amazon. For questions about your rights as a participant in this study or to discuss other study-related concerns or complaints with someone who is not part of the research team, you may contact Ms. Sandra Meadows in the Office of Responsible Research Practices at 1-800-678-6251.Thank you for your time and help with this project.
Please click this link to begin the survey: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8owLwmtsI5MZ6kd
Erin M. McClure, M.A.