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8:30 am – 3:35 pm
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Two-Day Conference:
Conference for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists

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 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 PreK-12 students with language learning disabilities, neurodevelopmental differences and AAC needs. 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: Presenter for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation. She is also the owner of Codding Hollow Assoc., Inc. and Charis Learning Center, and receives salary compensation.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Christina Bradburn:
Financial: Presenter for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Digital Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive digital 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
UMASS Logo Up to four graduate level professional development credits are available with an additional fee and completion of follow-up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with University of Massachusetts Global, a nonprofit affiliate, will be available at this 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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