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About Sarah Valley-Gray

Sarah Valley-Gray, Psy.D., led the development of the specialist and doctoral programs in school psychology both at NSU. She has served on the executive board of the Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP) since 2000, where she has held a variety of positions including the chair of the Training and Credentialing Committee for over eight years. In this position, she spearheaded the standardized internship application and selection process across the state. She was elected Florida Delegate to the Delegate Assembly of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) for two consecutive terms as well as NASP Secretary. She is currently completing her second year as secretary of the Trainers of School Psychologists (TSP).
Dr. Valley-Gray is passionate about training issues in psychology. She serves as the Director of Continuing Education and Special Projects at NSU and focuses her research in the areas of supervision, the use of standardized patients to prepare beginning psychologists for practice, graduate education in school psychology, and the evaluation of competencies in school psychology curricula.


Present Professor, Nova Southeastern University

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - Present Member, IDEA Faculty Evaluation System
2016 - Present Member, Razor’s Edge Research Program
2015 - Present Chair, College of Psychology Teaching Assistant Committee
2015 - Present Member, NSU Early Immersion Program
2015 - Present Reviewer, President’s Distinguished Professor Award Peer Review
2014 - Present Member, Alumni Relations Committee
2014 - Present Member, NSU Dual Admission Program
2011 - Present Member, Art Observation Committee
2010 - Present Member, Carnegie Initiative
2010 - Present Member, Community Outreach/Partners hip Liaison Committee
2009 - Present Member, CPS Technology Committee
2007 - Present Representative, New Program Review Committee
2007 - Present Representative, Student Life Achievement Awards Center
2014 Member, NSU Branding Committee
2014 Member, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Compliance Certification Task Force
2012 Member, Psy.D. Admissions Committee
2012 Member, Psy.D. Competency Committee
2012 IRC Member, Psy.S. program
2011 Chair, Faculty Issues Workgroup for Strategic Planning
2011 Chair, Student Issues Workgroup for Strategic Planning
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Honors and Awards

  • 2012 Nova Southeastern University CPS Nominee Student Life Achievement Award Co-Curricular Advisor of the Year
  • 2009 Nova Southeastern University Student Life Achievement Award Professor of the Year
  • 2009 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Presidential Award
  • 2003 Nova Southeastern University Center for Psychological Studies Specialist Program Professor of the Year
  • 2002 Nova Southeastern University Center for Psychological Studies Most Dedicated Professor


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
B.S., Psychology, University of Miami

Contact Information

(954) 262-5783


Articles (13)

Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Sarah Valley-Gray

Books and Book Contributions (22)

Book and book contributions written or co-written by Dr. Sarah Valley-Gray