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Northern Arizona University
Kristan Culbertson began as a Lecturer in the Speech-Language Sciences and Technology program in 2005. Kristan earned her B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Northern Arizona University in 1991. She continued her studies at NAU, completing her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 1993.
Kristan has practiced as an SLP in a variety of settings. Those include brick-and-mortar public schools, teletherapy, and early intervention in the home. Her interests in the field as a teacher and as a therapist focus on the birth to 21 years of age population.
Primary Teaching Areas in the Department: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) certificate program and Speech-Language Sciences and Technology (SST) program.
- SST 301: Childhood Communication Disorders
- SST 305: Childhood Communication Development
- SST 303: SLPA - Screening and Treatment
- SST 460: Clinical Interaction in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Certifications / Licenses:
- ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
- Arizona State Department of Education; SLP Non-Teaching Certificate
- Arizona State Department of Health Services Licensure - SLP
- Alaska Speech Language Pathologist Licensure
Professional Affiliations: Kristan is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and the International Dyslexia Association.