Welcome to GO SSLP!
The Georgia Organization of School-Based Speech Language Pathologists is the only organization in Georgia that focuses on issues related to speech-language pathology services in schools.
GO SSLP is dedicated to a number of issues specifically affecting the school-based speech language pathologists. These issues include caseload size, FTE funding, salary supplements, certification, and licensure. We also provide our members with continuing education and a regular newsletter.
IMPORTANT MEMBERSHIP UPDATE
On June 23, 2014 the GO SSLP Advisory Team agreed to change the GO SSLP membership year. Currently, the GO SSLP membership year runs from January 1st through December 31st. The new membership year will reflect a “school year” and run from August 1st to July 31st. We will keep you updated as these changes go into effect in your GO SSLP online member profile.
Please visit the GO SSLP Membership Page for additional renewal information and membership discounts!
BEST PRACTICES 2015: MARCH 5 & 6
Registration for Best Practices 2015 is NOW OPEN.
You can register online OR download and print the registration form.
Please visit the Best Practices webpage for more information!
Please consider proposing a Poster Session!
Poster sessions are now open for 1. Therapy topics with an evidence-based foundations and/or 2. Research on therapy and or assessment for school-age children. Please click on this link for more information! Deadline for applications has been extended to January 23rd!
Nominations for Chair and Co-Chair of GO SSLP are now open!
Please consider nominating a member to lead our wonderful organization. Terms are for two years! Deadline is January 15, 2015
Nominations for Exemplary SLP
Please consider nominating a fellow SLP for the Exemplary SLP Award. Click on the forms below for more information. The SLP should be a member of GO SSLP and have made significant contributions to student progress in the area of speech-language skills. Deadline is January 15, 2015
Questions about your annual evaluation and the Georgia Teacher Keyes?
Listed below is a link to the Georgia Teacher Keyes Handbook and if you click on this link, we have scanned the page dealing with evaluations for SLPs. SLPs are part of a group of "Contributing Professionals" who are not evaluated on the new instrument.
Link for complete handbook:
GO SSLP Encourages you to be a Participant in ASHA's Student Mentor Program!
Click here for more information
- Just a heads up for anyone with a GA SLP License.... "Under Georgia Law, all licensees who renew a license much submit secure and verifiable documentation with their renewal." You need to verify that your license status is "Active" NOT "Active-renewal pending". If your license is pending, then the board does not have a copy of your driver's license or passport and you will need to submit those documents to have your license cleared. Go to the website and search for your name: https://secure.sos.state.ga.us/myverification/Search.aspx If you need to submit documents – here is the link with the information on how to do this… http://sos.ga.gov/plb/Doc_Submission_Fax_cover_sheet.pdf
- New! GO SSLP provides ADDITIONAL MEMBER BENEFITS! GO SSLP is partnering with AFLAC to provide discounted benefits. Click here for more information. Click on this link for an informational video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwaCtLlVTdg
- Concerned about Medicaid Services in Schools? Click here for talking points. Consider writing about your concerns!
- As a benefit of membership in GO SSLP, this website is your resource for all the latest association news. What would you like to see posted? Click here to share your thoughts.
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