Connie Persike, M.S., CCC-SLP

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathologist


Goodnight Hall
1975 Willow Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Connie Persike, M.S., CCC-SLP


B.S. – Communicative Disorders UW-Stevens Point
M.S. – Speech Pathology, UW-Stevens Point

Courses Taught

CS&D 790: Practicum in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Background and Expertise

Connie Persike, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a highly experienced Speech Language Pathologist and Educational Consultant. She brings 20 years of experience in a variety of settings such as birth to three, early childhood, public/private schools, and private practice. As founder of CP Consulting, Connie also provides insight, guidance, coaching and support to school districts, agencies and families across Wisconsin needing expert direction in working with children.

Connie has received extensive and in-depth training in several areas and educational models that inform her work. From positive psychology and structured teaching methodology to functional communication training (FCT) and instructional coaching, Connie’s mission is to help students and professionals increase their success and develop a love of learning.

Connie has been invited to present at a state level on a variety of topics such as functional behavioral assessments, positive behavioral supports and interventions, autism, anxiety, assistive technology, social emotional learning, and evidence-based interventions. She is a member of the American Speech Hearing Association, the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Center for Responsive Schools Social and Emotional Learning Professional Association, and the Autism Society of Wisconsin. Connie has been involved in statewide work groups to help develop and improve core programming in schools and is a published writer for Autism Parenting Magazine.

Highlighted Activities

Positive Educator Certification
Instructional Coaching Certification
2019 Autism Parenting Magazine Top Autism Health Writer
Applied Educational Neuroscience Certificate with an emphasis on Adversity/Trauma