American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Vermont Teacher Requirements for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

The information below is collected from state regulatory agencies responsible for regulating school based speech-language pathologists and/or audiologists. The information is reviewed on an annual basis. Please be advised that laws, regulations, and policies may change at any time, so always check with your state for the most up-to-date information.

Audiologist

State Licensure Plus Educational Audiologist Endorsement

  1. Master's degree or doctoral degree in audiology from an institution approved by ASHA or the American Board of Audiology (ABA)
  2. Completion of postgraduate professional training. The length and content shall comply with standards established by ASHA or the ABA
  3. Passing scores on Praxis II examination or other examination selected by the Vermont Standards Board

(Applicants who qualify for a current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence [CCC] or board certification in audiology from ABA shall be deemed to have met the above requirements.)

Continuing Education Requirement

Documentation of two professional development credits every three years. Documentation means a copy of an ASHA or university transcript and/or a certificate of attendance. If you hold an Educational SLP endorsement at least 1 of the 2 credits should address the knowledge and performance standards (the "competencies") for the Educational SLP endorsement.

Speech-Language Pathologist

State Licensure Plus Educational Speech-Language Pathology Endorsement

  1. Master's degree or doctoral degree speech-language pathology from an educational institution approved by ASHA
  2. Completion of postgraduate professional training, the length and content of which shall comply with standards established by ASHA
  3. Passing scores on Praxis II examination or other examination selected by the Vermont Standards Board

(Applicants who qualify for a current ASHA CCC in speech-language pathology shall be deemed to have met the above requirements.)

Continuing Education Requirement

Documentation of two professional development credits every three years. Documentation means a copy of an ASHA or university transcript and/or a certificate of attendance. If you hold an Educational SLP endorsement at least 1 of the 2 credits should address the knowledge and performance standards (the "competencies") for the Educational SLP endorsement.

Resources

For further information on laws and regulations for school based speech-language pathologists and audiologists, please visit these websites:

Questions regarding state advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy Team.

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