ASHA taps Slater for Continuing Education Board

Sept. 6, 2018 - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has appointed Joanne Slater, AuD, CCC-A, to its Continuing Education Board (CEB).

The CEB, which develops the policies and procedures of the ASHA Continuing Education (CE) provider program, comprises nine volunteer ASHA representatives and two liaisons from the ASHA Board of Directors.

“Through my work at continued, I have become passionate about leveraging technology and best practices in continuing education to promote learning and enhance the careers of the professionals we serve,” said Slater, continued’s Director of CE Administration. “I am excited for the opportunity to share the expertise I have developed with the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology as a whole.”

Among her responsibilities on the CEB, she will work alongside fellow members to promote participation in continuing education by audiologists and speech-language pathologists, approve providers that meet CEB standards, and formulate policies and procedures for the functions of the ASHA CE registry.

"Joanne’s experience as an industry leader, as well as her contributions to the communication sciences and disorders field, make her an ideal candidate to serve ASHA in this capacity," said continued COO Stacy Williams. "We are excited for Joanne to assume this role and know that her enthusiasm and expertise will be of great benefit to the board."

Slater’s three-year term begins January 2019.

About continued®

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About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 198,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment, including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems, including swallowing disorders.

Posted in press on Sep 06, 2018