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Professional Learning (SLI)

Professional Learning (Speech or Language Impairment)

School Based Conferences

Regional Workshops

Regional workshops are provided based on specific topics to address the needs of educators in Colorado. These trainings are open to teams of educators including, speech-language pathologists, SLPAs, special education teachers and related service providers who are interested in the topic.

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Using Curriculum-Based Language Assessment and Intervention

Save the Date:

  • Metro Northwest Region - November 6, 2017
  • Southwest Region (Durango) - November 10, 2017
  • Northwest Region (Edwards) - December 11, 2017


Part 1: Using Curriculum-Based Language Assessment to Evaluate School-Age Students:  This webinar will focus on how to perform curriculum-based language assessment, beginning with the selection of areas of the curriculum to work on. Participants will explore how to use dynamic assessment to identify a student’s particular strengths and area for improvement.

Part 2: Using Curriculum-Based Language Intervention to Meet Individualized Goals:  This webinar will discuss techniques of using curricular materials to target students’ individualized goals while meeting core curriculum standards in classroom-based writing labs and small group contexts.

Trainings Specific to the Practice of Speech-Language Pathology

SLPA Supervision in Colorado Schools - Fall 2017
This is an online, self-pace course that is opened through the fall for any speech-language pathologist who is new to supervising speech-language pathology assistants (SLPAs) in Colorado or who needs a review. This is not intended for administrators who are evaluating SLPAs for performance review, although administrators are welcome to take the course if you want to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of supervising speech language pathologists.

For more Information and to Register

Registration Closes: October 23, 2017

Course Start/End Dates:  October 9 - December 31, 2017



For more information about services for students who have speech or language impairments in Colorado, please contact:

Tami Cassel, Speech-Language
Phone: 303-866-6114
Email Tami Cassel

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