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2 Day Event:
Dec 1, 2020 - Dec 2
Start Time:
Online at
6:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pacific
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Other Event Dates:
12/3/207 am PDT
Registration Fee:
First Day Only:
$289
Second Day Only:
$289
Two Days:
$479
Live Online Event:


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We stand behind the high quality of our programs by providing the following unconditional guarantee:

If you are not satisfied with this program, we'll give you a 100% refund of your registration fee.

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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

A Unique Two-Day Live Online Conference

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Outstanding Trainers
  • SLP Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
ASHA CEUs Available

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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Char Boshart, MA, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist with many years of experience as a school-based SLP. Char is a prolific author, blogger and podcaster who has presented hundreds of well-received seminars throughout the country. Her presentation style is infectious, informative and exhilarating as she offers highly effective, practical strategies that can be immediately applied with students of all ages.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Char Boshart:
Financial: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation, ASHA CEU Administrator for the Bureau of Education & Research for which she receives compensation. Char is the owner of Speech Dynamics Incorporated from which she receives salary compensation.
Non-Financial: 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.
*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.

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 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: Consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research and receives honorarium compensation.
Non-Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
6:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Day 1

Opening General Session
Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose ONE Full Afternoon Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

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Live Online Conference
6:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Day 2

Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

Who Should Attend

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

About BER Live Online Events

With the current health challenges, all BER in-person PD events are currently being presented in a Live Online format:

  • Outstanding Instructors
    All programs are led by outstanding BER national trainers
  • Extensive Resource Handbooks
    You'll have access to an extensive digital Resource Handbook before, during and after your seminar
  • Highly Interactive
    You'll be able to ask questions in real time and interact with the instructor and other participants
  • Program Guarantee
    As we have for 43 years, we guarantee the high quality of our programs. If you are not satisfied, we'll give you a 100% refund.

ASHA - CEUs

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

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Digital SLP 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 practices 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 credits 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
Participants of both the Live Online Seminar and those completing the Recorded Version online can receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify five continuing education hours. State CEUs are available for both versions of the course. For specific details, visit www.ber.org/ceus.

   
 
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