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2 Day Event:
March 16, 2020
through March 17, 2020

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Two Days:
$479.00 per person.

Location: PORTLAND
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Conference for School-Based Speech-Lanuague Pahologists

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

Mary B. Asper, MS, CCC-SLP has extensively worked with students, educators and families from all walks of life as a school-based SLP. She specializes in developing and implementing effective techniques and strategies to help grades PreK-12 students with language learning disabilities. Mary brings the latest research-based, highly practical interventions that fellow school-based SLPs can immediately use with their own students.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Mary B. Asper:
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation. She is also the owner of Codding Hollow Assoc., Inc. and Charis Learning Center, Inc. and receives salary compensation.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Sarah Peterson, MS, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist with abundant school-based experience, serving students of all ability levels from preschool through grade 12. Sarah is the author of A Resource for the School-Based Language Pathologist. She is known for her highly practical approach and for sharing a wealth of proven strategies that are easy to incorporate on a daily basis in your own therapy.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Sarah Peterson:
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation. Author for Slosson Education and receives royalty payments.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Maribeth Plankers, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP is an outstanding national presenter, and highly experienced speech-language pathologist and assistive technology professional. She brings years of schools-based experience, working with children of all ages and ability levels. MariBeth has provided services in public and private school settings, and preschools. Her sessions are fast paced, engaging, highly practical, and filled with ideas you can use tomorrow in your therapy.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Maribeth Plankers:
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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