Lisa Kelly-Vance, Ph.D.
Dr. Kelly-Vance is currently the program director of the School Psychology Program at the University of Nebraska Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska. She began her career as a School Psychologist in Iowa serving Birth -21. Her research and applied interests are assessment and interventions the preschool children in the context play, mental health in early childhood, school-based academic and social interventions, prevention, and self-care. Dr. Kelly-Vance was the president for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) from 2018-2019 where her theme of Unlock Potential: Prevention is Key included an emphasis on self-care.
Lauren Mangus, Ph.D., LP, NCSP
Dr. Mangus is currently the program director of the School and Community Psychology Program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Mangus began her career as a School Psychologist in Michigan serving a variety of districts in the Metro-Detroit area. Her research and applied interests are: risk and protective factors, MTSS, consultation, self-efficacy and motivation, assessment and intervention, prevention, school climate and belongingness, and self-care. In addition to her university responsibilities, Dr. Mangus provides psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and families.