Our Mission
The Carbon Lehigh and Chester County Intermediate Unit Speech and Language Impairment Certification Program is founded on the commitment of continual and ongoing quality improvement and professional growth opportunities for aspiring educators. The goal of the program is to prepare speech and language educators with the necessary skills and capacity to improve student learning based upon the research, assessment and implementation of best practice in speech and language instruction.

This is a high quality speech and language educator training program by which all components are aligned to the standards delineated in PA School Code. Candidates must currently have a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology or related field with the following required college level courses:

Introduction to Communication Disorders
Speech Anatomy
Language Development
Developmental Speech and Language Disorders
Hearing Science and Acoustics
Fundamental Speech Science
Aural Rehabilitation
Language Structure/Acquisition
Neurobiological Bases of Human Communication
Disorders of Articulation and Phonology
Clinical Phonetics
Professional Practices in Schools
This quality program is designed specifically to meet the Pennsylvania requirements for certification in Speech and Language. The CLIU/CCIU Speech and Language Impairment Certification Program will:

be delivered utilizing a blended model
integrate field experiences in every course
provide ongoing integrated support
Each course begins with a face to face session on the first evening. Accommodations will be made for those at a distance too far to travel to CLIU in Schnecksville.


975.00 per course


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Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit (IU-21)