Special Education (Exceptional Student Services)

Speech Language Pathologists

  • Lewis-Palmer School District's team of speech-language pathologists strive to provide high-quality services for our students. Our primary responsibilities include evaluating and providing services to students with identified communication disorders that prevent them from benefiting from their education. A communication disorder may be present if a student has difficulties with their articulation, receptive language, expressive language, pragmatic language (social communication), voice, or fluency skills. Our speech-language pathologists are also involved in providing preventative services though the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), collaborating with families, special education, and general education staff, and attending professional development opportunities to be aware of/deliver current evidence-based practices. 

School Speech Language Pathologists

    Andrea Glen
    Degrees and Certifications:
    Psychology & Human Development, B.A. Communicative Disorders, M.S.

    I am very excited to be returning as a member of the Lewis-Palmer School District family! This year, I will be dividing my time between three of the district's schools: Lewis-Palmer Middle School, Palmer Ridge High School, and Grace Best. While I love all subsets of the speech and language pathology realm, I am passionate about working with assistive technology, pragmatics, and cognitive linguistics. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at any time. Due to my many locations, the best form of communication is through my email, aglen@lewispalmer.org. I look forward to meeting all of your children and working with you to make them the best possible communicators they can be!

    "Be a voice, not an echo."

    Beth Gormley
    (719) 757-1583 or BGormley1@lewispalmer.org
    Degrees and Certifications:
    Speech Language Pathology & Audiology, B.A.
    Speech Language Pathology, M.A.

    Working with students to help them achieve their best communication skills is my passion.

    Janie Morgan

    BCES Preschool
    Kim Smoot
    (719) 757-1493 or KSmoot@lewispalmer.org

    Tarah Thomas
    (719) 488-4740 or TThomas@lewispalmer.org
    Degrees and Certifications:
    Psychology, B.A.
    Speech Language Pathology, M.S.Ed
    Certificate of Clinical Competence, CCC-SLP

    Hello! I love working with elementary-aged students displaying a variety of communication needs. This year (2018-2019), I am the speech-language pathologist at Ray E. Kilmer Elementary, and I also participate on the district's Child Find team.

    Heather Walker
    (719) 481-1652 or HWalker@lewispalmer.org 

    Cheryl Young, MS, CCC/SLP
    (719) 757-1636 or CYoung@lewispalmer.org

    My name is Cheryl Young and I am pleased to be starting my tenth year at Prairie Winds Elementary School. I have been practicing 20+ years in the field of speech-language pathology. I received my Bachelors of Education and Masters of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. I love working with the children and their families in this district.

    I have provided resource information and links to help all who visit my page in my chosen field. I hope you find the information educational and encourage you to contact me if you have any questions regarding speech and language concerns.