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2 Day Event:
November 28, 2017
through November 29, 2017

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$259.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$259.00 per person.

Two Days:
$425.00 per person.

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Conference for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists

FALL 2017

Presented by Speech Pathologists for Speech Pathologists

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Highly Effective Strategies You Can Use Tomorrow!

Choose from 21 Therapy-Based Conference Sessions, Including:

  • SLP Therapy Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Many More!
ASHA CEUs Available

Uniquely Qualified Instructors

 Char Boshart is a practicing speech-language pathologist with many years of experience working in schools. Char is a prolific author who has presented hundreds of well-received seminars throughout the country. Her presentation style is infectious and exhilarating as she offers highly effective, practical ideas and methods you can use immediately in your own work.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Char Boshart:
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation, ASHA CEU Administrator for the Bureau of Education & Research for which she receives compensation. Char is the owner of Speech Dynamics Incorporated from which she receives salary compensation.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Margo Kinzer Courter has worked in a variety of settings during her 27 years of practice. She currently specializes in speech-language disorders that affect student learning. She works with preschool through high school students with speech-language and other learning challenges. Her practice focuses on assisting students in achieving academic success through direct service.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Margo Kinzer Courter:
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation, author for Plural Publishing and receives royalty payments, owner of MKC Productions and receives ownership interest.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Maribeth Plankers has been a practicing school-based speech-language pathologist for the past 31 years. Her career in speech pathology has involved working with children and adults of all ages and ability levels in the areas of augmentative alternative communication and autism spectrum disorder. MariBeth has provided services in public and private school settings, preschools, residential centers, clinical settings, and in private consultative practice.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Maribeth Plankers:
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium payments.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Conference Agenda

7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Opening General Session
9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:55 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
1:05 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Afternoon Sessions
Participants, please check in at the registration desk each day you attend.

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:20 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
12:35 p.m. - 3:20 p.m Afternoon Sessions

Who Should Attend

School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists serving Grades PK-12.


CEU Info
This course is offered for up to 1.0 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don’t attend. These materials include:

  • Powerful, current strategies for speech-language pathologists supported by the latest research and best practice in school settings
  • Treatment strategies every SLP should know
  • The latest in technology resources designed for SLPs and language development

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four Graduate level professional development credit are available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.

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