Category Archives: Current Students

Odegaard Writing & Research Center – Still Open!

Despite the current circumstances, we would like to inform everyone that the Odegaard Writing & Research Center is still open for the Spring 2020 Quarter! As a reminder of the services we provide for UW students, staff, and faculty:

The Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) offers free, one-to-one, 45-minute tutoring sessions for undergraduate, graduate, and professional writers in all fields at the UW. We will work with writers on any writing or research project, as well as personal projects such as applications or personal statements. Our tutors and librarians collaborate with writers at any stage of the writing and research process, from brainstorming and identifying sources to drafting and making final revisions. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please see our website: 

Note: We are entirely online for the Spring Quarter. This makes our services even more accessible for previous distance learners and students unable to visit our physical space. For any questions, please email us at!


SLP and SLPA Positions Available at AchieveKids (CA)

AchieveKids is a dynamic, nonprofit educational organization, serving students with complex emotional and developmental challenges. We focus on the skills and abilities necessary for our students to transition to progressively more independent learning and living environments. We strive to create joy in learning in order to enhance success beyond our doors.

AchieveKids is a non-public school that supports students with special education needs. Our dedicated team of educators, speech therapists, occupational therapists, mental health therapists, and behavioral health professionals create learning for students to be able to reach their potential, achieve more self-reliance, and gain greater independence. You can learn more about why we’re a great place to work by visiting:


This is a regular, full-time, exempt, day shift position.

You are a licensed Speech Language Pathologist that is responsible for providing evaluation and treatment of students ages 5-22 in accordance with approved policies, procedures, and protocols. You enjoy planning, implementing, and coordinating comprehensive therapy. You thrive in an interdisciplinary team setting.


  • Ongoing assessment of designated students’ speech and language needs
  • Writing individual speech and language goals and objectives
  • Planning and implementation of necessary speech therapy
  • Supervise and/or support other speech therapy staff
  • Collaborate and coordinate with all team members and attend parent conferences
  • Carry out behavioral interventions with children and/or adolescents, which could include visually/auditorily monitoring clients, evading or containing physical aggression, lifting, and pursuing clients who might be running away
  • Facilitate open communication, the team process within the Agency, and a positive attitude toward program function and general Agency goals


  • Ongoing assessment of designated students’ speech and language needs
  • Writing individual speech and language goals and objectives
  • Planning and implementation of necessary speech therapy
  • Collaborate and coordinate with all team members and attend parent conferences
  • Carry out behavioral interventions with children and/or adolescents, which could include visually/auditorily monitoring clients, evading or containing physical aggression, lifting, and pursuing clients who might be running away
  • Facilitate open communication, the team process within the Agency, and a positive attitude toward program function and general Agency goals


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Speech Pathology, and California license/CCC or eligibility
  • Competencies in the following:
    a. PART techniques (annual PART certification is a requirement for this classification)
    b. Working knowledge of the principles of applied behavioral analysis
    c. Working knowledge of skill and communication training materials
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to function as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think and act autonomously in a variety of situations.
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Criminal record clearance or formal exemption


  • 7 weeks paid time off
  • Receive supervision and on-the-job training from an ASHA-Certified or licensed SLP
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plan options
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Tuition and professional development assistance
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • A fun, positive, and strength-based learning environment!


Apply online by clicking here or fax resume to (650)204-6587.

For additional information, contact us at or (408)964-2910.

SLP and Potential SLPA Positions at the Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative (MT)

The Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative is currently taking applications for the following position:


Full time position beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. Master’s Degree in Speech with C.C.C. (Certificate of Clinical Competency), academic requirements completed for C.C.C. CCC/CF-SLP or Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology for aide position will be considered. Starting salary ranging $40,000 to $65,000, depending upon training and experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance, membership in the Montana Teacher’s Retirement program, tuition repayment assistance, and assistance with moving expenses if employed. The successful candidate must consent to and pass a fingerprint criminal background check. Position requires travel during the day.

(Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative) is a special education cooperative serving five North Central Montana counties. The offices are located in Conrad, Montana, and provide Speech Language, School Psychology, OT, PT, and instructional services to 29 area schools.

For application information, please contact:

Kris E. Magruder, Director
Kimberly Dyrud, Office Manager
215 S. Maryland
Conrad, MT 59425
(406) 271-7558 Ext. 208

Fax: (406) 271-5959
Email: or
Web site:

Position Open Until Filled

Job Description:



1. Masters Degree in Speech with C.C.C. (Certificate of Clinical Competency) or academic requirements completed for C.C.C.
2. Montana licensure.
3. Prior speech therapy experience in public schools preferred.


JOB GOAL: The speech and language pathologist shall help to reduce or eliminate speech and language disorders that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.


  1. Inform administrators, teachers and other school personnel of speech and/or language services for the school year.
  2. Organize and implement programs to identify and serve students with speech and language
  3. Provide the director with requested information to assist in budget preparation.
  4. Submit requests to purchase materials for speech and language services.
  5. Provide in-service training in use of materials and techniques to remediate speech and language disorders
  6. Utilize school resources and outside agencies to meet speech-language program objectives.
  7. Be accountable for supplies, equipment, and resources issued in delivery of services.
  8. Plan office work schedule to allow sufficient time for program planning and implementation, report writing, and record completion.
  9. Formulate short and long-range therapeutic goals to meet individual needs.
  10. Serve as case manager for students only identified with speech-language and serve on ER and IEP teams for students with speech-language impairments as a secondary or related service.
  11. Assist teachers in supporting speech and language development programs.
  12. Maintain service/treatment records.
  13. Coordinate therapy with classroom teacher’s curriculum or home environment.
  14. Actively participate in Evaluation Report team meetings.
  15. Provide supervision, training and instructional planning for speech aides.
  16. Provide service dates for Medicaid billing of eligible students.
  17. The above performance responsibilities are not all-inclusive and may be altered or added to by the director of the Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 1.0 FTE =187 days. Salary and work year to be established by the Management Board.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

SLP Position in the Whitefish School District (MT)

Whitefish School District is accepting applications for Speech Language Pathologist beginning with the 2020-2021 school year.

Whitefish School District seeks a Speech Language Pathologist to join one of the leading school districts in the state of Montana. Whitefish Public Schools mission focuses on cultivating and supporting a community that engages students to succeed in continuous learning, career and citizenship. In Whitefish Schools we believe:

  • Teaching and learning occurs effectively in both collaborative and independent processes,
    driven by students and teachers.
  • Working together develops mutual respect, strong relationships, and trust within our schools and community.
  • Whitefish Public Schools provide a foundation for an informed democracy.

The Whitefish School District seeks educators with a track-record of raising student achievement to join the team of educators already dedicated to providing a deeper learning instructional program to all students.  At Whitefish Public Schools, educators are leaders who play an integral role in ensuring student success through the support of our school culture, the development and instruction of a rigorous curriculum, and the use of data to drive their daily practice.

Provides instruction and therapy to students with speech and language needs. Provides consultation and assists general classroom teachers in helping students with speech and language challenges.


  • Eligible for Valid Montana Licensure
  • Master’s degree or equivalent with a major in Speech Pathology.


  • Experience working with children with disabilities.


Complete job description is available at the District Office, 600 E. 2 nd St., Whitefish, Montana  59937 phone: 862-8640, and online at

Deadline for application is Until Filled. All required materials/data must be submitted through TalentEd at this time to be considered.

SLP Position in the West Salem School District (WI)

Position Details

  •  08/16/2020
  •  $38,781 Bachelors base wage, dependent upon education and experience.
  •  School Year
  •  Full Time


The School District of West Salem is right next door to La Crosse in the beautiful Coulee Region of Western Wisconsin. Our 3 buildings are within walking distance of each other on an approximate 100-acre campus on the edge of town. Students in grades 4-12 are issued MacBooks or iPads as part of its 1:1 digital learning environment. The ability to integrate technology in the development of daily lessons that engage students is desired. Having a passion for teaching and for providing an exciting, meaningful, and rewarding experience for students is a must!

The district is looking for a Speech and Language Pathologist for our District to “Serve with passion to ignite creativity, innovation, and excellence.” Applicants should be energetic, creative and innovative and willing to provide their students with a 21st Century experience in the classroom and beyond.

Applicants must be able to qualify for a Wisconsin DPI license #1820 – Speech and Language Pathology.

Coaching and other co-curricular activity positions may become available at any time.

***The School District of West Salem uses Crown Global’s Teacher Portrait online assessment and is a requirement of the application process. A link to the “Crown Global” assessment will appear when you successfully submit your application. To be given full consideration, please complete the Crown Global Teacher Portrait Assessment and upload the online cover letter, letters of reference, resume, license, and transcripts to your WECAN Account.

Candidate Requirements

  •  0
  •  Bachelor
    • Speech and Language Pathology
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Transcript





For more information, please contact Patrick Bahr at or 608-786-5303, or visit the district website by clicking here.

To apply for this position, click here.

UW Youth Programs Summer Job Fair this Wednesday (3/4/2020)

The Youth Programs Summer Job Fair connects UW students with 650+ summer jobs around UW and the Seattle area. Work with youth and make a difference this summer!

  • Date: March 4th
  • Time: 12:30-3:30pm
  • Location: HUB Main Street

Stop by anytime from 12:30-3:30pm to meet employers. Please bring your resume!

To learn more and see a list of employers visit our website.

For more information, contact:


SLP, SLPA, and Internship Opportunities at the Summit Center for Child Development

The Summit Center for Child Development has a need for additional Speech Language Pathologists, Speech Language Pathologist Assistants and Occupational Therapists (for pediatrics)  in the Centralia/Chehalis area. They are looking to hire one or two SLPs, an SLPA and an Occupational therapist in the coming months at their pediatric clinic. They are also open to the possibility of interns.

SLP Job Listing:

Summit Center for Child Development is a multi-disciplinary pediatric clinic with a mission to individualize intervention to the needs of our diverse population. Our therapists are energetic and unique. We strive to provide a flexible setting that allows our therapist to reach their full potential and the freedom to explore their passions.

SCCD is currently seeking to fill multiple Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist positions to work in our Centralia/Chehalis locations. We are ideally looking for therapists with experience or interest in pediatrics with a desire for family centered practice.

This pediatric Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) position is responsible for providing clinical services including assessment, program development and delivery, data keeping, reporting, and communication with parents, families, and other professionals/service providers in the medical community. This is a professional position that applies extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of speech pathology. This position may have pediatric clients; interaction with parents and families occur daily. Work situations require discretion, good judgment in decision-making, and professional attitudes and behaviors.

Education/Licenses/Certifications: Masters Degree in Speech Pathology from an accredited university, Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association; Must have WA State Speech Language Pathologist license, and current AHA CPR Card.


For more information on the Summit Center or for more information about the job openings, please visit their website by clicking here.

To apply, please see their job listing by clicking here.

Eastlake Nanny Position Available

I’m seeking a part-time special needs nanny to watch my son, Leon, after school.

This position is in the Eastlake neighborhood Monday-Friday, at $16-21 an hour, minimum of 12 hours a week with opportunity to flex hours as well as gain additional hours.

Leon has special needs and is non-verbal with some mobility delays. Communication techniques we practice at home include picture/object exchange and some sign language. You will find he is very independent, sassy, and clear with his body language about what he wants. He is absolutely adorable and a gentle soul with a love for music and the great outdoors. He digs animal planet and low base music.

I’m looking for someone who is comfortable with these barriers and can offer him fun structure.

If you are interested or have any questions, please email

2020 UW Scholarship Fair

2020 UW Scholarship Fair

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Husky Union Building

 We hope to see you at the UW Scholarship Fair this Wednesday, Jan. 15, 11am-1pm in the HUB! Over 30 scholarship programs offering scholarship opportunities from across UW and across the globe will be tabling to share information with you.  Sign-up to get a reminder and we’ll see you there! 


Additional special event: Knight Hennessy Scholarship Program at Stanford University Information Session:

  • When: 5:30 pm, Wednesday, January 15
  • Where: Mary Gates Hall 171

RSVP for the Knight Hennessy Scholarship Information Session Here

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is a graduate-level scholarship aimed at preparing the next generation of global leaders to address the increasingly complex challenges facing the world. Knight-Hennessy Scholars will annually select up to 100 high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment, who will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. Scholars may pursue studies at any of the university’s seven internationally top-ranked graduate schools, and will be educated to navigate across business, government, academia, and the nonprofit sectors.


Questions? Please contact the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards,, 206-543-4282.

Nanny Job Posting in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood

A Capitol Hill Neighborhood family needs a part-time nanny for their 8 year old daughter. Must love kids! You’ll be responsible for pickups from school, help with homework, and taking her to various after school activities. Hours are from 2:45-7PM Monday and Wednesday, and 2-7PM on Tuesday. Pay is $25/hr. You must have your own vehicle and a clean driving record.  First aid training is a plus.

If you’re interested, please send an email to, or text 206-355-0909 to schedule an interview.