Elissa Kilduff, MA, CCC-SLP, currently works as a speech-language pathologist in a suburban school district. As one of five SLPs in an elementary school, she primarily serves PreK-2nd graders with a variety of disabilities and special needs. She collaborates extensively with administration, special educators, and general educators in the school regarding prior interventions, carryover into classrooms, in-class lessons, and communication-based behavior concerns. Prior to her current role, Ms. Kilduff served as the lead SLP in a large school system where she supervised and trained the county’s 150+ SLPs. Her interests include language-based learning disabilities, collaboration with teachers, and curriculum-based interventions.
Ms. Kilduff was a member of the Georgia School-Based Speech-Language Pathologist Leadership Team, established through the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE). This team developed a state-wide training for SLPs and General Education Teachers on collaboration. She has designed resources including progress monitoring rubrics for Response to Intervention (RTI); language checklists aligned to grade-level standards; and educational impact of common standardized language assessments. Ms. Kilduff is a member of ASHA and holds a Georgia state license and certification from the Professional Standards Commission.