Magazine article National Association of School Psychologists. Communique

Remembering Fred Jay Krieg 1946-2014

Magazine article National Association of School Psychologists. Communique

Remembering Fred Jay Krieg 1946-2014

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Fred Jay Krieg was bom on June 3,1946 in Brooklyn, New York, to Carolyn (née Shutinsky) and the late Max Krieg. He died of complications following surgery for peritoneal cancer on March 27,2014 at LifeCare Hospital in Chester County, Pennsylvania, at age 67. He is survived by his wife Jane Harbert; her children, Israel Sharp and Ashley (John) Menarchik; and Fred's biological children, Joshua Krieg, Zachary (Erika) Krieg, and several grandchildren. He is also survived by his mother, Carolyn Krieg, and his brother, Bmce Krieg. A Celebration of Life for Fred was held in Charleston, West Virginia on April 26.


Fred completed his BA in history at Boston University (1967), his MA in history at the University of Massachusetts, his MS in psychology at Ohio State University (1971), his OD (optometry) at Ohio State University (1972), and his PhD in school psychology at Ohio State University (1973).

Fred had been associated with higher education institutions in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Since 1993, he was employed in the school psychology program at the Marshall University Graduate College in South Charleston, West Virginia. In this latter position, he served as professor and director of the program for several years.


Fred's leadership in school psychology included serving as NASP delegate from West Virginia (1996-2004) and on the executive councils for the West Virginia School Psychologists Association, the Trainers of School Psychologists, and NASP. He also served as president of the West Virginia Psychological Association. His contributions were recognized through several awards, including NASP's School Psychologist of the Year in 1993 and the Chloe Hollinger Award from the West Virginia School Psychologists Association in 2009. Fred was a licensed professional counselor as well as a licensed and certified school psychologist in West Virginia.

His impact on the development of school psychology is observed in the almost two dozen West Virginia counties towhichheconsultedover his career. He was affiliated with numerous school districts and mental health agencies, and conducted a private practice priortoandduringhis university employment. Fred also contributed his services through several community and state organizations. He authored articles for Communiqué, the Best Practices series, and Trainer's Forum. …

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