Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Maribeth Plankers is an outstanding national presenter and highly experienced Speech-Language Pathologist and Assistive Technology Professional. She brings years of experience and ideas for improving outcomes for students who have language, reading and written language disorders. She has extensive experience providing literacy-based language therapy services within inclusive models and via teletherapy. In addition, she has experience working as a clinical service provider, diagnostician and clinical supervisor within the university setting. MariBeth reflects a broad experience working with students of all ages, from early education through college level.

She presents nationally on topics of language and literacy, assistive technology and Universal Design for Learning. MariBeth is the author of Speech-Language Pathologists: Strategies to Support Students with Reading and Language Deficits (Grades PreK–12), the resource handbook each participant will receive at her seminar.

Join MariBeth for a fast-paced, engaging seminar with practical, highly effective techniques you can use with the children you see and treat.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“MariBeth has a wealth of knowledge to share and is so enthusiastic and engaging. I highly recommend her seminars!

“Thank you, MariBeth, for sharing your past successes. I enjoyed the exposure to new ideas and resources.”

Excellent seminar. I’m inspired and excited to use the many useful ideas MariBeth provided.”

“A wealth of information, videos, demonstrations, and collaboration. I am leaving here motivated and with a greater knowledge base to share with my team. Thank you!”

One of the best seminars I have attended in my 30+ years as an SLP! I can go back to work on Monday and implement the strategies I’ve learned.”

“MariBeth Plankers embodies the word ‘engagement’!

“MariBeth is a very engaging presenter. Her knowledge and experience are remarkable. I feel inspired to use these resources to improve my students’ language and literacy skills.”

“MariBeth’s knowledge combined with her personality is amazing. Thank you for so many resources!”

“The information presented and the resource handbook are excellent! MariBeth is dynamic, energetic, and connects with the audience. I would not hesitate to attend a seminar presented by her.”

“This was an excellent seminar. MariBeth is engaging and informative. Her enthusiasm is contagious!”