ISHA Convention 2018

April 5th-7th

Celebrating Everyday Heroes

Leading the Way with Evidence-Based Practice!

1.  MEMBERSHIP. Membership is free. If you are already a member, help spread the word to others. Students may join by accessing this link or calling our office at 317-916-4146.  Any students selected for ISHA awards must be student members. The student member fee for Convention is $30 and the non-member fee is $45.

2.  CONVENTION. The theme for this year is: “Celebrating Everyday Heroes - Leading the Way with Evidence-Based Practice!” The dates are April 5-6-7 with Friday April 6th being the primary day for student participation.

3.  STUDENT VOLUNTEERS FOR CONVENTION: Students help ISHA in many ways with registration, tallying evaluations, moderating and more. Students must be registered for Convention to volunteer. Once registered to attend convention – just show up when scheduled to volunteer and receive a $15 refund for helping out. Here is the link to sign up: 

4.  SCHOLARSHIPS. Up to four scholarships at $500 each will again be awarded to Indiana graduate students enrolled in a speech-language pathology or audiology program. Students must be members to receive a scholarship. You can access the scholarship information and application here.  Deadline for submissions is March 15th. Those selected for a scholarship must be onsite for the awards presentation on Saturday to receive their check and award plaque.

5.  POSTER PRESENTATIONS at Convention have been a huge success the past few years. Again for 2018, poster sessions will be an important part of the event! This year's poster session time is scheduled for Friday, April 6th from 8:00 to 9:15 am. We hope to get CE approval as we did last year so please submit the information for your presentation no later than March 15th. Please call the office at 317-916-4146 if you cannot meet this deadline or have questions. The information and submission application can be accessed here.

6.  KNOWLEDGE BOWL. Start preparing for the 2018 EBS Knowledge Bowl sponsored by ISHA. Graduate and Undergraduate students are invited to participate in this year’s Knowledge Bowl taking place at Convention on Friday, April 6th at 11:00 am. Undergraduate students are encouraged to attend or participate in the Knowledge Bowl and volunteer. More information will soon follow. FREE REGISTRATION for the Praxis exam will be awarded to each member of a winning team! Congratulations to the 2017 Reigning Champions from Purdue University!  Who will clench the victory in 2018? KNOWLEDGE BOWL EXPERT PANEL. Spread the word, Professors and/or instructors are also needed for the “expert” panel. There is space at the bottom of the attached form to add names.

Knowledge Bowl Sign-Up Sheet 

  • DATE: April 6th
  • TIME: 11:00 – 12:30 PM
  • LOCATION: ISHA Convention 2018 – Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing - 8787 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, IN 46240
  • TEAM SIGN-UP: Click on the link above, complete and send back to us by March 4th. 4 people on a team plus 1 alternate. E-mail the form to Stephanie - or fax to (317) 481-1825. 
  • Also – for fun – you might want to view Missouri’s video of a past PRAXIS bowl: - (FYI…teams no longer hold up letters for answers. Each team is provided an "answer clicker").

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