Special Education Services | Speech and Language Pathologist | Goodhue County Education District | Available: 2024-2025 school year | Closing: open until filled


Come and work with a highly collaborative team of Speech/Language Pathologists at Goodhue County Education District.

We have an excellent incentive package.   For more information call or email Cindy Luhman at 651-388-4441 or  

Goodhue County Education District serves 6 member school districts in southeastern Minnesota with a total enrollment of approximately 7,000 pupils.  The Education District employs over 160 staff, has an annual budget of approximately $16 million, and has been recognized for its partnerships with other service agencies.  In addition to its special education services, the education district operates Federal Setting IV programs, Title III programs, countywide Alternative Education, regional Perkins, 5RiversOnline School and other at-risk programming.

Goodhue County Education District has an opening for a  Speech/Language Pathologist.  Must be licensed as a Speech/Language Pathologist.  Supervision of a Clinical Fellowship Year is available.

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, our speech language pathologists evaluate the speech and language needs for students, develop Individual Education Plans (IEPs), recommend service plans, maintain records and paperwork, and related work as assigned to identified students in their assigned schools within Goodhue County. Professionalism, empathy, and a non-judgmental approach are essential when working with students to ensure their safety and growth and in order to help them understand and exhibit appropriate behaviors at school and in the community. A speech language pathologist is member of a team environment, where collaboration, communication, and adaptability are key to the success of the team and the success of the students. The speech language pathologist role is performed following District policy and State/Federal Laws.

Position Description:

  • Provide direct and indirect speech and language services to identified students in member district schools and in other special¬†programs.
  • Complete speech and language assessments, re-evaluations, and reports and¬†design appropriate intervention programs which meet students’ needs.
  • Assist¬†with developing student Individualized Education Plans (IEP) including establishing student¬†goals and objectives and completing¬†appropriate components of the IEP.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and other staff through consultation and by development of instructional activities to meet student¬†speech and/or language needs in the classroom, home, and community environments.
  • Observe students in various educational environments and provide recommendations; adapt and/or modify materials; collect data to evaluate student progress.
  • Provide direct therapy in areas of pragmatic, expressive and receptive language, fluency, articulation and voice deficits and augmentative and/or alternative communication.
  • Provide indirect services through teacher consultation and evaluation review.
  • Assist with third party billing.
  • Comply with school board policies and administrative practices, including those procedures outlined in the Special Education Staff and Parent Handbooks.
  • Help to maintain safety of all students and the environment.
  • Attend various meetings and committees; participate in training/in-service as assigned, in accordance to the contract.
  • Performs other job-related duties, as assigned.

Salary/Benefits: In accordance with union agreement

Application Procedure:  Can be completed online at