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Lead SLP: Is That For Me? (PD102601)

Presenter(s): JoAnn H Wiechmann, EdD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session from ASHA’s 2021 Schools Connect online conference explores leadership traits and key considerations for SLPs who are contemplating a move into a lead SLP position. The presenter discusses what to anticipate and how to equip yourself to step into a leadership role as well as tips for finding and interviewing for lead SLP jobs.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • List leadership traits needed to be an effective lead SLP 
  • List key factors to consider before moving into a leadership role


  • What makes someone an effective leader? 
  • What should I consider before moving into a leadership role?

Presenter Information

JoAnn Wiechmann, EdD, CCC-SLP, is the Executive Director of Special Services for the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. She serves as Chair for ASHA Board of Ethics. She has practiced as a speech-language pathologist and special education administrator for over 28 years. She has presented at numerous venues on ethics, quality school-based services, and evaluation.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Employed by Grapevine Colleyville ISD as Executive Director of Special Services
  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • ASHA Board of Ethics Chair
  • TSHA Public School Advisory Committee

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Online conference dates: July 14-26, 2021
End date: April 4, 2028

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102601
Available Through: April 04, 2028