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2 Day Event:
Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 3
LONG ISLAND NY
Holiday Inn - Holtsville
1730 North Ocean Avenue
Holtsville, NY, 11742
631-758-2900
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Schedule:
8:30 am – 3:35 pm
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Other Event Dates:
11/30/21NEWARK, NJ
Registration Fee:
First Day Only:
$289
Second Day Only:
$289
Two Days:
$489


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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

Margo Kinzer Courter, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL is an experienced school-based SLP, national presenter and author with over 30 years' experience, practicing in diverse PreK-12 settings. She specializes in speech-language disorders 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: Presenter 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 MK Courter Communications, LLC and receives ownership interests.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Suzanne M. Foley, MS, AuD, CCC-A is a dynamic, clinical audiologist who works extensively with schools and speech-language pathologists. Dr. Foley specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of auditory processing disorders (APD). She collaborates with speech-language pathologists and other professionals in the diagnosis and subsequent treatment plans for students with auditory processing and related communication disorders.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Suzanne M. Foley:
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 schools-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 Maribeth Plankers:
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

ASHA - CEUs

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 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

Registrants will also receive a printed copy of the resource handbook as long as their registration is received in the BER office at least 15 calendar days before the event.

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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