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I’m the Leader! Which Way Do We Go? (PD102602)

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

This session from ASHA’s 2021 Schools Connect online conference explores the incredible responsibility that comes with being a leader in a school district (i.e., lead SLP, coordinator, director, etc.). The speaker discusses the many issues and considerations that consume a leader’s day and how to effectively lead others to provide quality services for students. This session also examines case studies and is designed for SLPs who are currently in a school district leadership role.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • List strategies for effectively leading adults 
  • List ways to ensure you continue to grow while leading 
  • Identify key resources for providing quality services for students


  • Strategies for effectively leading adults
  • Growing others
  • Key resources

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): PD102602
Available Through: April 04, 2028