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2 Day Event:
December 11, 2019
through December 12, 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: ST. LOUIS
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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!
ASHA CEUs Available

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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

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.
*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. Author of See It & Say It Visual Phonics and receives royalties. Owner of Courter Communications, LLC and receives ownership interests.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP brings over 30 years of PreK-12 experience as a school-based SLP. She is passionate about sharing practical solutions, strategies and ideas designed to help SLPs maximize their effectiveness. Teresa is a popular presenter at regional, state and national levels on a variety of subjects including phonological disorders, augmentative communication, assistive technology, language and literacy, and practical, best-practice therapy strategies.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Teresa Farnham:
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation. Teresa is a vendor at TeachersPayTeachers.com.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Dr. Suzanne M. Foley, MS, AuD, CCC-A is a sought-after audiologist who works extensively with schools and speech-language pathologists. She is one of the few audiologists in her home state who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Auditory Processing Disorders (APD). She has worked with numerous speech-language pathologists in the diagnosis of children with APD and subsequent treatment plans for those students.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Dr. Suzanne M. Foley:
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation.
Non-Financial: 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


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

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive SLP 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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