Certifications and Endorsements

  • The Chester County and Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit Speech and Language Certification Program is founded on the commitment of continual and ongoing quality improvement and professional growth opportunities for aspiring educators. The goal of the program is to prepare speech and language educators with the necessary skills and capacity to improve student learning based upon the research, assessment, and implementation of best practice in speech and language instruction. 

Program Information

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    This quality program is designed specifically to meet the Pennsylvania requirements for certification in Speech and Language.

    The CLIU/CCIU Speech and Language Certification Program will:

                • be delivered utilizing a blended model
                • integrate field experiences in every course
                • provide ongoing integrated support 

Course of Study

  • Internship in Public Schools

  • School Methods

  • Voice Disorders

  • Auditory Physiology

  • Fluency Disorders

  • Evaluation Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology

  • Motor Speech Disorders

  • School-Age Language Development

  • Neural Bases of Speech and Language

  • Principles of Language Disorders

  • Early Child Language Acquisition and Intervention

  • Phonetic and Phonological Disorders

Requirements

  • This is a high-quality speech and language educator training program by which all components are aligned to the standards delineated in PA School Code.  Candidates must currently have a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology or related field with required college level courses:

    • Introduction to Communication Disorders
    • Speech Anatomy
    • Language Development
    • Developmental Speech and Language Disorders
    • Hearing Science and Acoustics
    • Fundamental Speech Science
    • Audiology
    • Aural Rehabilitation 
    • Language Structure/Acquisition
    • Neurobiological Bases of Human Communication 
    • Disorders of Articulation and Phonology
    • Clinical Phonetics
    • Professional Practices in Schools

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Cost

  • $975.00 per course