Vendor NumberNEW668575

The New York State School Social Workers Association (NYSSSWA) is the only NYS professional association dedicated solely to the visibility and viability of School Social Workers and the students and families that we serve. School Social Workers work within the school setting, to enhance the social/ emotional well being of all students in order to strengthen academic and personal success.

NYSSSWA’s Goals include:
Representing, enhancing awareness of, advocating for and protecting our profession
Advocating for high quality services for student learners
Promoting professional development
Encouraging school social worker research and facilitating resource sharing
Interpreting the role of school social work to boards of education, administration and the community
Disseminating School Social Work information to school social workers throughout the state
Providing an annual professional conference
Offering regional problem solving support