Trici Schraeder, M.S., CCC-SLP

Position title: Distinguished Faculty Associate, Speech-Language Pathologist


Trici Schraeder, M.S., CCC-SLP


B.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison
M.S., University of Wisconsin–Madison

Courses Taught

CS&D 799: Independent Study
CI 692: School Practicum in Communicative Disorders
CS&D 714: School Methods and Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology
CS&D 790: Clinical Practicum in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Clinical Statement

Patricia (Trici) Schraeder’s clinical interests involve language, literacy, and school-based services. She is the author of a best-selling text book; was an editorial consultant for the Journal of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools; was a WSHA VP of School Services; was the first ASHA State Education Advocacy Leader (SEAL) for WI; received the WSHA Outstanding Service Award; and received the 2010 ASHA National Van Hattum Award for Outstanding Commitment and Contributions to School Services. Trici served on the ASHA committee that created the position statement, technical report, guidelines, implementation guide, and teleweb/CD seminar related to a workload analysis approach to case load standards in schools; was chair of the ASHA committee that created the professional performance appraisal process for the school-based speech-language pathologist; and was the chair of the ASHA Literacy Assessment Committee. Trici served on numerous WI Dept. of Public Instruction committees including Wisconsin’s Title II Teacher Quality Education Grant-Improving Professional Practice in Teacher Education. Trici has been an invited speaker at numerous state and national conventions. She completed her clinical fellowship in medical settings; worked 14 years as a school-based speech-language pathologist in WI schools; and from 1989 to 2015 worked at UW-Madison with a joint appointment in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the School of Education. She was awarded the UW-Madison distinguished prefix in 2014; retired in 2015; and achieved emeritus status.


Schraeder, T. & Seidel, C. (2020). A guide to school services in speech-language pathology (4th Ed.) San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Schraeder, T. & Seidel, C. (2020). The impact of the opioid crisis on language and literacy development in school-age students and the SLPs ethical responsibilities related to this issue. Plural Publications Newsletter. Available at

Schraeder, T. (2019). The 3:1 Model – one of many workload solutions. The ASHA Leader. Available at:

Seidel, C. & Schraeder, T. (2019). Best practices in special education: Teaching students with communication disorders. Chippewa Falls, WI: Cognitive Press.

Sterling-Orth, A., Schraeder, T. & Courtade, G. (2017). Guide to Clinical Supervision. Chippewa Falls, WI: Cognitive Press.

Schraeder, T. (2017). A guide to school services in speech-language pathology (3rd Ed.) San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing, Inc.


Schraeder, T. The 3:1 Model as a Workload Solution. Presented at the ASHA Connect Schools Conference. Chicago, IL, July 2019.

Schraeder, T. & Eith, A. (2016). The evidence base and practical application for most-to-least cueing during the initial phases of speech-language intervention programs. Presented at the Wisconsin Association of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Wisconsin Dells, WI, February, 2016.

Schraeder, T. Connecting to the Curriculum. Keynote Speaker at the CESA 5 Speech-Language Pathology Symposium. Wisconsin Dells, WI, March 2015.

Merth-Johnson, D., Bahr-Schwenke, M., Schraeder, T., O’Keefe, C, & Reynolds, S. (2015). Inform, Educate, and Advocate for the Highest Quality Services in Schools. Presented at the Wisconsin Speech-Language-Pathology and Audiology Association Conference, Appleton, WI, February, 2015.

Awards and Distinctions

Lifetime Volunteer Service Award. ARC of Southwestern Wisconsin (2019).

Invited Peer Reviewer for a Professional Text Book. Kopel, L., & Kilduff, E. (2015) Goal writing made simple: Step-by-step process for writing IEP goals related to the Common Core State Standards. Sand Diego, AC: Plural Publishing, Inc.

President’s Award. Wisconsin Speech-Language-Pathology and Audiology Association (2015).