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2 Day Event:
November 6, 2019
through November 7, 2019

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Two Days:
$479.00 per person.

Location Details

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November 6, 2019

5 IL PD Clock Hours Available Per Day

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Conference for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists

Presented by Speech Pathologists for Speech Pathologists

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Speech-Language Pathologists: Strategies You Can Use Immediately

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Hands-On Options
  • SLP Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!

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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Christina Bradburn, MS, CCC-SLP is a full-time practicing school-based speech-language pathologist and outstanding national presenter. Christina is known for her highly practical approach and for sharing a wealth of proven teaching strategies and resources. Her sessions are fast-paced, enjoyable and full of useful ideas you can immediately implement in your own speech-language program.
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Margo Kinzer Courter, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL is an SLP, national presenter and author with over 30 years’ experience, practicing in diverse PreK-12 school settings. She specializes in speech-language disorders and other challenges that affect student learning. Margo is the author of Here’s How Children Learn Speech and Language, Collaboration Among Teachers and Speech-Language Pathologists, and See It & Say It Visual Phonics. She is a board certified specialist in child language and language disorders.
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation, author for Plural Publishing and receives royalty payments. Author of See It & Say It Visual Phonics and receives royalties. Owner of Courter Communications, LLC and receives ownership interests.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Sarah James, MS, CCC-SLP is an experienced school-based speech-language pathologist and an outstanding national presenter. Sarah specializes in connecting speech-language skills and literacy development. She has comprehensive training and experience working with students on literacy development, both in and out of the regular education classroom.
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Conference Agenda

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7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Opening General Session
9:15 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:50 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
1:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Afternoon Sessions
Participants, please check in at the registration desk each day you attend.

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8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m Afternoon Sessions

Who Should Attend

School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists serving grades PK-12

AOTA LogoBER is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Full attendance at this seminar qualifies for .5 AOTA CEUs/5 Contact Hours per day of attendance. You will be required to sign a morning and afternoon attendance roster and complete a program evaluation. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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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