Susan is the former Director of Clinical Education and Services for the department. She successfully developed and institutionalized a distance-learning program for SLPA personnel development as project director of a four year USDOE grant and has co-authored a text with Lynea Pearson, Competencies and Strategies for Speech Language Pathology Assistants. She has developed several educational programs and videos including A Story about El Grupo, a parent education and support program developed as a clinical education opportunity for bilingual Spanish speaking graduate students. Her most recent publications include articles and chapters focused on working with culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) children and families and early language and literacy learning. She has collaborated with the Denver Public Schools in an Early Reading First project to provide student accessibility to working with CLD children in an urban setting. She is an ASHA Fellow and holds Specialty Recognition in Child Language.