Marie-Paule Carpenter, M.S. CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech and language pathologist who has worked for over the past 20 years in the Evanston-Skokie School District 65, Evanston, Illinois. Marie-Paule received her bachelors’ degree from Marquette University in Speech and Language Pathology. Her graduate studies includes a master’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Certificate of Advanced Study from National Lewis University in Educational Leadership. She joined the District 65 assistive technology resource team in 2012. This year Marie-Paule is piloting First Author with Susan Weinstein, her co-presenter. Marie-Paule has made a variety of professional presentations in the field of school based speech and language pathology. She is a first time Mini-Con presenter. She can be reached at email@example.com.