Mary J. Beasley
College of Health Professions
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Mary J. Beasley, MA, CCC-SLP earned her MA degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Wichita State University. She completed her certification in Early Childhood and Building Administration while a practicing speech language pathologist in the Wichita Public Schools. Mary was a special education coordinator for the Wichita Public Schools and an Assistant Director of Special Education in Newton and Harvey County. She led an American Speech and Hearing Association/Kansas Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA/KSHA) sponsored Pilot Study in Kansas on Caseload/Workload, provided articles for the ASHA Leader and Division 16 Perspectives and was a speaker and panel member at an ASHA Schools Conference and at KSHA Conferences. She has served as the KSHA President and received the Honors of the Association in 2006. She currently is a certified member of ASHA and a Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologist.
Mary began her employment at Wichita State University in the College of Health Professions and Communication Sciences and Disorders Department in 2014. She is the Clinic Director at the Evelyn Hendren Casset Speech Language Hearing Clinic. Mary also team teaches in the graduate level Critical Thinking class. She is married and has two children, her son lives in Vigo, Spain and is a professor at a Language Institute and a daughter who is a professor at the University of Arkansas in Education. She has two grandchildren also living in Spain.
Wichita State University, Masters
Speech Language Pathology/Audiology, 1979
Major areas of research or creative activity
Major Areas: Early Childhood, Grant Writing, Caseload/Workload, Community Service, Special Education
Major areas of teaching
Early Childhood issues, Caseload Workload, Infant Toddler Services, Special Education
Major areas of service
American Speech Language Hearing Association
Kansas Speech Language Hearing Association/committees