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CKCIE is one of six winners of PresenceLearning’s annual Award of Excellence recognizing outstanding leadership and student progress in special education SAN FRANCISCO, February 9, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related services providers, recently named Central Kansas Cooperative in Education (CKCIE) in Salina, KS as a winner of its 3rd annual Award of Excellence. The awards program recognized six educational organizations from across the country for their leadership, teamwork, and outstanding progress in helping students with special needs succeed. Helping students from ages three to 21, CKCIE provides special education services and support staff – including speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, paraprofessionals, and more – to 12 school districts spanning more than 4,000 square miles across Central Kansas. At the beginning of last school year, CKCIE spearheaded the implementation of online speech-language therapy using the PresenceLearning network of online providers in Salina Unified School District 305 when the district was experiencing a shortage of on-site speech-language pathologists (SLPs). These highly SLPs use a secure, web-based platform to manage student cases and deliver therapy using the same evidence-based techniques as on-site clinicians. “When we were faced with SLP vacancies, we knew we needed to find…

The district won the PresenceLearning Award of Excellence for positive student progress and leadership in special education SAN FRANCISCO, February 7, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related services providers, recently named Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District (NCLUSD) in Newman, CA a winner of its 3rd annual Award of Excellence. The district, which has been using online speech-language therapy services from PresenceLearning since 2014, has filled therapist vacancies and helped students make progress on or achieve the speech-language goals designated in their Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). “We could not fill our speech-language pathologist vacancy,” said Alice Solis, Director of Student Services at NCLUSD. “That’s when we turned to PresenceLearning. The online speech-language pathologists are not physically here, but they are a part of our team. They are one of us.” Solis initially chose to use the online approach exclusively with students in grades 6-12 because of the stigma older students felt when going to the speech room for on-site therapy. With PresenceLearning, students work with a highly qualified online speech-language pathologist (SLP) via PresenceLearning’s secure video-conferencing therapy environment and only need a device with an internet connection, a webcam, and headphones to “attend” sessions.…

Six education organizations recognized for outstanding leadership and student progress in special education SAN FRANCISCO, December 8, 2016 – PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live, online special education related services, is pleased to announce the six winners of its 3rd annual Awards of Excellence, recognizing leadership, teamwork, and outstanding student progress. The winners of the 3rd annual PresenceLearning Awards of Excellence are: ● Barstow Unified School District in Barstow, CA (online speech-language therapy) ● Central Kansas Cooperative in Education in Salina, KS (online speech-language therapy) ● Easterseals Academy in Rockford, IL (online speech-language and occupational therapy) ● Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District in Newman, CA (online speech-language therapy) ● Pass Christian School District in Pass Christian, MS (online speech-language therapy) ● Randolph Academy Union Free School District in Randolph, NY (online behavioral interventions and mental health services) “Among the thousands pf students we serve, those who make the best progress tend to be in educational organizations with courageous leadership, and a committed and collaborative approach to working with our online clinicians,” said Clay Whitehead, co-Founder and co-CEO of PresenceLearning. “Each of this year’s winners overcame serious challenges in serving their students with special needs by fully leveraging the potential of…

Just as almost every student has that one teacher or clinician who made a difference, educators and clinicians also remember and share stories about those students who have touched them in some way. One of the best things about working at PresenceLearning is being able to hear from hundreds of SLPs, OTs, and mental health professionals from around the country tell these special stories. Recently, SLP Betsy Glover told us about a former student, and it was one of those moments that reminded us all over again why we are so passionate about what we do at PresenceLearning, whether as a clinician, an engineer, a business person, or someone supporting schools and clinicians in the field. Betsy’s story is too good not to share, so…

If you’ve read any of the “Our Great SLPs” series blog posts, you’ll know one of the greatest advantages of being an independent telepractitioner with PresenceLearning is the flexibility to make your own schedule and work from home. While these are known benefits, many therapists believe that they must commit to a full-time schedule to be an independent contractor. Getting started with PresenceLearning doesn’t have to be all-or-nothing. In fact, only approximately 30% of clinicians contracting with PresenceLearning work full-time. The flexibility to work part-time with PresenceLearning gives clinicians who have families, or those who are nearing retirement but aren’t quite ready to stop working, the chance to continue to hone their skills and stay in the industry, all while working minimal hours. It also gives clinicians a chance to earn supplemental income. Around 40% of part-time clinicians count PresenceLearning as their second job. The minimum time commitment required of clinicians interested in contracting with PresenceLearning is only 10 hours per week. This is broken down into approximately eight hours of direct therapy with students and two hours of case management. Clinicians create their own schedules by submitting their availability—specific days of the week or number of hours they want…

Out of the more than 1,000 schools using PresenceLearning online speech therapy, 10 school districts were recently awarded the PresenceLearning Award of Excellence. These districts were selected based on the percentage of students who improved one level or more in spoken language production and spoken language comprehension on the Functional Communication Measures (FCMs) scales during the 2013-14 school year. The impressive progress these students made would not be possible without the support, expertise and dedication of our online speech-language pathologists (SLPs). This blog series profiles the very talented people who helped these districts achieve such high success rates. In this Q & A, we chat with Stephanie Ward, our SLP who works with students from Medford School District in Medford, OR. “Steph gets ‘asked back’…

Out of the more than 1,000 schools using PresenceLearning online speech therapy, 10 school districts were recently awarded the PresenceLearning Award of Excellence. These districts were selected based on the percentage of students who improved one level or more in spoken language production and spoken language comprehension on the Functional Communication Measures (FCMs) scales during the 2013-14 school year. The impressive progress these students made would not be possible without the support, expertise and dedication of our online speech-language pathologists (SLPs). This blog series profiles the very talented people who helped these districts achieve such high success rates. In this Q & A, we chat with Lisa Crouse, our SLP who works with students from Medford School District in Medford, OR. “Lisa has a wonderful…

Out of the more than 1,000 schools using PresenceLearning online speech therapy, 10 school districts were recently awarded the PresenceLearning Award of Excellence. These districts were selected based on the percentage of students who improved one level or more in spoken language production and spoken language comprehension on the Functional Communication Measures (FCMs) scales during the 2013-14 school year. The impressive progress these students made would not be possible without the support, expertise and dedication of our online speech-language pathologists (SLPs). This blog series profiles the very talented people who helped these districts achieve such high success rates. In this Q & A, we chat with Gila Cohen-Shaw, our SLP who works with students from Medford School District in Medford, OR. “Gila is truly an…

Out of the more than 1,000 schools using PresenceLearning online speech therapy, 10 school districts were recently awarded the PresenceLearning Award of Excellence. These districts were selected based on the percentage of students who improved one level or more in spoken language production and spoken language comprehension on the Functional Communication Measures (FCMs) scales during the 2013-14 school year. The impressive progress these students made would not be possible without the support, expertise and dedication of our online speech-language pathologists (SLPs). This blog series profiles the very talented people who helped these districts achieve such high success rates. In this Q & A, we chat with Kelly Belodeau, our SLP who works with students from Lone Pine Unified School District (USD). “Kelly is always willing…

Out of the more than 1,000 schools using PresenceLearning online speech therapy, 10 school districts were recently awarded the PresenceLearning Award of Excellence. These districts were selected based on the percentage of students who improved one level or more in spoken language production and spoken language comprehension on the Functional Communication Measures (FCMs) scales during the 2013-14 school year. The impressive progress these students made would not be possible without the support, expertise and dedication of our online speech-language pathologists (SLPs). This blog series profiles the very talented people who helped these districts achieve such high success rates. In this Q & A, we chat with Bethany Kessel, our SLP who worked with students from Union County Schools in Blairsville, GA. “Bethany is extremely organized,…

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