American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2011 SLP Professional Summit Review Materials

Review materials are grouped by topic. Please review the information provided in each link prior to the summit.

  • State-by-State Licensing/Department of Education Practice Requirements for Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Speech-Language Pathology Assistants can be found on the ASHA website. Each state summary includes licensing and teacher requirements, state contacts for licensing boards, departments of education, state associations, and requirements for support personnel.
  • State Teacher credentialing trends provides a listing of states that require universal licensure as well as other state specific teacher requirements for both audiologists and speech-language pathologists in education settings.
  • Several parameters are captured on both the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology chart such as states requiring a doctoral degree for Audiology, state specific continuing education requirements, and states without clinical fellowship licensure status. The Speech-Language Pathology Assistants chart includes states that license, register or certify support personnel and states that require bachelor's degree, associate's degree, or a high school diploma.
  • ASHA has launched an Associates Program for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants. The Associate Center includes information about requirements, ASHA position statements on support personnel, and resources for the associate.
  • The Recruitment and Retention in Education Settings web page provides data, reports, successful models, and resources to recruit and retain qualified SLPs in school settings.
  • The capacity building resource information is available to academic programs to support their efforts toward expanding academic program capacity for graduate student enrollment.
  • The innovative programs chart [PDF] provides successful models of Innovative programs and collaborative partnerships to address vacancies in education settings.

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