Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
- Rollins College Bachelor of Arts in English
- Vanderbilt University Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology
Licenses & Certificates:
- Licensed to practice in the states of South Carolina, Tennessee, Michigan, Washington, and Florida
- Received Certificate of Clinical Competence through American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Pediatric Work History:
Before becoming a Speech Language Pathologist, I was the Senior Program Coordinator at a non-profit organization, Academic Manager at an alternative school for girls and then a Peace Corps Volunteer in Madagascar. During my graduate studies, I worked in pediatric settings including a variety of teams within the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic, The National Center for Childhood Deafness, Metro Nashville Public Schools, and a private speech therapy clinic. After receiving my Master’s degree, I worked as the sole SLP at a public middle school, as an in-home SLP, and as a telepractice SLP before coming to work at Young Talkers. I have experience working with children from infancy through high school with a variety of diagnoses.
Trainee, Personnel Preparation Programs, United States Department of Education, Vanderbilt University: Enhancing the Preparation of Speech-Language Pathologists to Collaboratively Address the Language and Literacy Needs of Children with Disabilities
Throughout my two years of graduate school, I was a trainee in this program, which provided extensive classes, experience, training, and mentorship to prepare me to specialize in the areas of language and literacy.
American Speech Language and Hearing Association Continuing Education Units
Since completing my clinical fellowship, I have participated in over 100 hours of continuing education in areas including: Apraxia, Diverse Populations, AAC, Assessment, Behavior, Autism, Grammar, Social Communication, Early Intervention, Cleft Palate, and Training Families and Communication Partners.