Putting It All Together

This one day, hands-on workshop, will allow participants to work on lesson plans with guidance from presenters/facilitators that combine information learned in previous workshops.

When Oct 02, 2013
from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Professional Library, ABCS Central Office, Burlington, NC
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-419-1428
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Description: This one day, hands-on workshop, will allow participants to work on lesson plans with guidance from presenters/facilitators that combine information learned in previous workshops.  In a small group format participants will develop lessons that integrate auditory skill development, language development and academic Common Core Standards.  PRE-REQUISITES:  Participants must have attended Roadmaps to Language Development 1 and 2 and Auditory Function


Christina Armfield completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Western Carolina University in the area of Communication Science and Disorders. She currently provides Auditory-Verbal therapy for students in the Alamance Burlington School System and is the lead specialist for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program for the county.

Krista Heavner, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT is an Educational Consultant for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Exceptional Children's Division of the Dept. of Public Instruction. Krista is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Speech-Language Pathology and is a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist/Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist. In addition to having public school experience, she was the speech pathologist on the cochlear implant team at the University of Michigan from 2001-2006 and worked as an auditory education consultant for Advanced Bionics Corporation from 2006-2009.

Hettie A. Kenny, M.Ed., LSLS Cert. AVT has been serving deaf and hard of hearing children and adults for 30 years. She holds an undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology and a Master’s in Deaf Education. Mrs. Kenny has worked in a variety of settings and positions including public school speech clinician, an early interventionist, a program coordinator, a cross-categorical teacher, and teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing. Mrs. Kenny also operated a private practice in auditory-verbal therapy and aural re/habilitation serving both children and adults. Presently Mrs. Kenny is working as a classroom teacher for deaf and hard of hearing students in Cabarrus County Schools. Her educational philosophy is to address the “whole child” through developmental language learning, behavior modification and expectations of excellence.

Hettie Kenny is a recipient of the “Impact Through Education” Award presented by Cabarrus County School and served as a board member of the NC Chapter of the AG Bell Association.

Stephanie Payonk is a Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing in Rowan County. She graduated from UNC Greensboro with a bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education and completed the Auditory Oral/Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Licensure program. Stephanie received her master’s degree from Vanderbilt University and is currently training to become and LSLS certified auditory verbal educator. Stephanie has worked as an itinerant teacher and is currently in the classroom setting. In addition, she also serves as a co-president of the North Carolina Cued Speech Association.

CEUs: 0.6 (LSLS Pending)


Professional Library, ABCS Central Office
1712 Vaughn Road Burlington, NC 27217

1. There is NO COST for NC Professionals; $50 for out-of-state attendees
2. Non ASHA CEU’s will be offered for all workshops.
3. To Register: Visit www.med.unc.edu/earandhearing/registration (registration deadline = 1 week prior to workshop)
4. All workshops will be held from 9am-4pm

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