Saturday, September 9, 2000

9:00 – 9:30 AM  Breakfast

9:30 – 10:00  Kevin Foley, Director, Pupil Services

                      Burlington Public Schools

                      The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the Schools

                       a.  Philosophy of education: regular education as it interfaces with

                            special education

                       b.  Federal and State Legislation – eligibility criteria

                       c.  Role of the SLP from a SPED Administrator’s Perspective

10:00 – 10:30  Joan Tuttle, former Coordinator of Reading Services at Marshall

                        Simonds Middle School, Burlington, currently Technology in the                                                                                                                    

                        Classroom Specialist.

                        The Coordination of Reading, Writing, and Language Instruction

                        a.  How SLP’s and Reading Specialists collaborate

                        b.  What are the state frameworks in language arts?

                        c.  How the SLP interfaces with the curriculum in Phonological

                             Awareness and other areas.

10:30 – 11:00  Marie Chesnick, Speech-Language Pathologist

                        Burlington Public Schools

                        The New IEP – effective September, 2000.

                        a.  Pre-referral process

                        b.  Team meetings

                        c.  Documentation regulations for specialist service providers

11:00 – 11:15  BREAK

11:15 – 12:15  Meta Levy-Millen, Chairperson Speech and Language Department

                        Newton Public Schools

                        Karen Superior, Speech-Language Pathologist

                        Newton Public Schools

                        Collaboration with Classroom Educators

                        a.  in a co-teaching model

                        b.  in a consultation model

                        Providing services within the classroom setting

                        Goal selection in the educational versus clinical setting

12:15 – 1:00    Panel for Question and Answer Time

Please bring to the Saturday, September 9th session a one-two page statement of your thoughts, feelings and expectations of this practicum in a setting that is new for you and uses a service delivery model that is new as well.  Include three goals for yourself for your school placement.

Tuesday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

September 19, 2000   Administrative procedures and documentation for the

                                   School placement, Sharing of setting descriptions,

                                   Explanation of class assignments


October 17, 2000      Fran  Eldridge, Speech-Language Pathologist

                                  Boston Public Schools

                                  Materials and their Use in the Schools

December 5, 2000     Sharing reflections on the experience. Review your

                                  three personal goals for the school placement.

                                   Observation, Kidwatch, and Portfolio assignments due.