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With the challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19), all live in-person events are being presented in a live online format. Learn More

2 Day Event:
Mar 1, 2021 - Mar 2
Start Time:
Online at
6:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pacific
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Other Event Dates:
3/3/218 am PDT
Registration Fee:
First Day Only:
$289
Second Day Only:
$289
Two Days:
$479
Live Online Event:


Program Guarantee:
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

Speech-Language Pathologists: Strategies You Can Use in School or Online Therapy Meet Your Team of Expert Instructors

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

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.

Sarah James, MS, CCC-SLP is an experienced school-based speech-language pathologist and an outstanding national presenter. Sarah specializes in connecting speech-language skills and literacy development. She has comprehensive training and experience working with students on literacy development, both inside and outside the general education classroom.
*ASHA-required disclosure statement for Sarah James:
Financial: Consultant 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 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 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
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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