ASHA Schools Virtual Town Halls

Upcoming Events

Registration info will be coming soon for other events in the 2024 virtual town hall series:

  • August 28, 2024 – “Workload Management Strategies: Implementing Service Delivery Models in Schools”
  • October 16, 2024 – “School Safety: A Town Hall for Educational Audiologists and SLPs”
  • December 11, 2024 – “Ensuring Equity: Unpacking Disproportionality in Speech-Language Services” 

Past Events

2024 Virtual Town Halls

The ASHA School Services in Speech-Language Pathology team is hosting a free virtual town hall series of five events during 2024. Select the images below to learn more and listen to the recordings. 

May 15, 2024 Road Ahead Town Hall

March 6, 2024 Compensation Conversation Town Hall

ASHA also hosted a joint virtual Town Hall with the National Education Association (NEA) titled “Partnering with Teacher Unions to Improve Working Conditions for Schools” on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, from 7–8:30 PM EST. Learn more and listen to the recording.

2021 Virtual Town Hall: Strategies to Address Workload

The 2021 Virtual Town Hall: Strategies to Address Workload was held on October 27, 2021. Watch the video, view the slides [PDF], and see all workload resources [PDF].

2020 Virtual Town Hall: Service Delivery During COVID-19

The 2020 ASHA Schools Virtual Town Hall was held April 13, 2020. Watch a video of the Town Hall

2019 Virtual Town Hall: Attract, Prepare, and Retain School-Based SLPs

ASHA Schools Virtual Town Hall 2019

The 2019 ASHA Schools Virtual Town Hall featured a moderator and panel to address the need to expand the school-based SLP workforce. The panel presented innovative strategies and solutions to attract, prepare, and retain school-based SLPs. 

View the town hall slides [PDF] and listen to the recordings:

2018 Virtual Town Hall: Issues Faced by School-Based Members

ASHA Schools Virtual Town Hall 2018

The 2018 ASHA Schools Virtual Town Hall meeting was held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, and discussed a number of longstanding issues:

  • Diminishing school funding and accompanying personnel shortages
  • High caseloads
  • Excessive paperwork and documentation
  • Limited ability to vary service-delivery methods

The town hall slides are available [PDF] and the recordings of the town hall are below:

If you have a question about ASHA Schools virtual town halls, please contact the Schools Services team at

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