Breaking Down the Impact of the Interstate Teacher Mobility Compact  

When becoming a teacher, there are often multiple certification exams you need to pass to obtain your license, and the test can vary by state which can restrict teachers who want to work for multiple states. However, recently the Council of State Governments (CSG) has partnered with the Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) to support the mobility of licensed teachers through the development of a new interstate compact for teaching. The Interstate Teacher Mobility Compact (ITMC), aims to make it easier for states to recognize each other’s teacher licenses, reducing obstacles to employment and enhancing portability.

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5 Ways Districts and Staff Can Support Remote Teachers

With Teacher Appreciation Week taking place from May 8th to the 14th, it’s important for districts and staff to demonstrate support and recognition for remote teachers who may not be physically present in the building. In this blog post, we’ll explore five effective methods that districts and staff can utilize to show appreciation and provide support for their remote teachers.

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The Pros of Using Virtual Educators to Help Fill Vacancies

More than half of public schools currently report full-or-part time vacancies. Is your school one of them? There’s a better way. 

With virtual educators and teleservices, your school or district can have direct access to a national network of the most qualified educators and therapists across the U.S. Here are a few of the significant pros of using virtual educators to help fill vacancies: 

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How to Run an Online IEP Meeting Successfully

IEP meetings are an important function within every special education department. If you are new to teletherapy and are curious on how to run more successful and productive online IEP meetings, check out our guide full guide.

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Top Traits it Takes to Be a Teletherapist

Teletherapy is an up and coming option for many future and current therapists. While being a teletherapist may seem like a great alternative to a lot of people, it is not for everyone. The reality is that working at home means that certain traits will help you to be more successful. If you fall into these categories, then teletherapy may be for you! Read More

Why Millennials Love Teletherapy

Teletherapy is changing the way that many speech and language professionals are able to work. Searching for jobs is no longer the same when you are able to consider teletherapy as an option. While many are expanding their job searches to include teletherapy, millenials are the most excited to enter into the potential opportunities. Read More

Top 5 Reasons to be a Teletherapist

Through the convenience of the internet, our lives have been forever changed. There isn’t much we can’t do in front of a computer or smart phone screen. Need groceries? Place an order and have them delivered to your door. Looking to buy a car? Shop thousands of cars from your couch and save time so you can test drive your favorites.

It’s with that same level of ease that teletherapy is changing how speech therapists see patients. Teletherapy has the unique ability to blend the benefits of living in a connected digital age with traditional counseling and therapy. Becoming a teletherapist is often more practical and just as effective as traditional speech therapy.

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Teletherapy 101: What SLPs Need to Know About Licensing

Most therapy and education professionals have a plethora of questions before jumping into telepractice – we don’t blame you! The information is out there, but it can be time-consuming to uncover it all at once. We’re dedicated to making that part easier for you. We’re starting off by discussing an essential subject that is required for any clinician before they start – obtaining the required licenses and credentials to work as a teletherapist. We’re answering some of the common questions about licensing right here. Read More

Tips to Make Your Next Conference Trip a Success

Conventions and conferences are a great way to pick up new skills and connect with other clinicians and professionals. If you’ve never been to a conference or a convention, you might want to consider attending the upcoming annual ASHA convention held in November.

Whether you choose the upcoming ASHA Convention or another conference to fit your specialty, there are some things you can do to make the most of your trip. We’ve collected the best tips and tricks to make your conference experience the best it can be. Read More

Getting Funded: Grant Writing Tips for Speech-Language Pathologists

If you’re currently working within the education system and service a local school district, you undoubtedly know the struggle of having enough funds to provide the best learning environment you can for your students. You’ve likely paid for a number of materials and resources out of your own pocket in order to create enriching therapy sessions every school year.

Receiving funding for materials and activities is often one of the biggest struggles speech-language pathologists encounter. Grants from the local and federal government as well as other local or national organizations can go a long way towards helping you in the funding of your classroom’s activities. Read More