Stead is the coordinator of the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders’ simulation program and is credentialed as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE).
The School of Communication Sciences & Disorders offers an undergraduate minor, a post-baccalaureate program, and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. All three programs are offered through the College of Education on our historic Forest Grove Campus. The post-baccalaureate program is also available entirely online.
As a school, we value community, equity, compassion, critical inquiry, advocacy, and lived experience. These values are visible throughout the curriculum across all three programs with our focus on excellence in teaching. The School of CSD stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and hold a deep commitment to inclusive practices across our teaching, research, and service.
The faculty and students in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders are active in clinical service delivery through multiple community partnerships and outreach throughout the greater Portland area.
The School of CSD faculty advance the field of speech-language pathology through our research and scholarship in theoretical and clinical science, through the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), and our engagement in service to local, regional, and national professional organizations.
She has taught students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, collaborated on senior capstone projects with students in the CSD minor, and investigated the feasibility and outcomes of holistic review for graduate admissions in order to diversify the future CSD workforce.
Martha Cuevas-Ramos SLP '17, who is being awarded an Emerging Leader alumni award, knows the joy on a mother's face. She helps put it there.