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Plan for NSSLHA Day 2010!

June 9, 2010

Every year the Executive Council plans a day for NSSLHA members at the ASHA convention. This day is known has NSSLHA Day. Often 2-3 sessions are planned with students in mind, as well as other activities such as the NSSLHA Luncheon and Knowledge Bowl. Check out what the executive council is planning for this year!

NSSLHA Professional Development Series

Session I
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
Preparation for the PRAXIS Exam
Presented by a representative from Educational Testing Services (ETS)

Session II
10:10 a.m.–noon
The Certification and Recertification Process
Presented by representatives from the Council for Clinical Certification (CFCC)

Session III
9:00 a.m.–noon
Crash Course on Clinical Techniques and Professional Issues
Students will learn practical tips and observe demonstrations of intervention techniques in various topics including voice, cochlear implants, swallowing, hearing aids/assistive listening devices, financing a graduate education and much more!

NSSLHA Awards Ceremony

Noon–1:15 p.m.
Attendance is by invitation only.

Battle of the Regions: NSSLHA Knowledge Bowl

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Watch as teams representing the 10 regions of NSSLHA engage in a Jeopardy-style battle. Winning teams are eligible for over $1,000 in cash awards and prizes. Want to form a team? Contact your regional councilor for details.

Meet the Experts

10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m
Thursday, November 18
Friday, November 19
Saturday, November 20

Chat with the professionals that are shaping the future of the professions.

Graduate School Fair

Noon–4:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 18
Friday, November 19

Meet with representatives from academic programs to discuss master’s and doctoral enrollment opportunities in CAA-accredited programs.

The NSSLHA Lounge at the Graduate School Fair

Stop by the NSSLHA Lounge to connect with friends, grab refreshments, search Ed Find! ASHA’s online graduate school search engine and to learn more about NSSLHA Quest, NSSLHA’s interactive Convention experience for students!

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