Meet Our Founder, Connie Persike, M.S., CCC/SLP

Connie Persike, M.S., CCC/SLP, is a highly experienced Speech Language Pathologist and Educational Consultant. As founder of Supportable Solutions, Connie brings 20+ years of experience to provide insight, guidance, coaching and support to school districts, agencies and families across Wisconsin needing expert direction in working with children.

In addition to running her business, Connie has taught part-time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences & Disorders Department.

Connie has received extensive and in-depth training in several areas and educational models that inform her work with students across all grade levels, allowing her to customize the coaching, scaffolds, and supports she provides to help staff and students succeed. From positive psychology and Neurodiversity to trauma-sensitive practices and instructional coaching, Connie’s mission is to help students 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, and evidence-based interventions. She is a member of the American Speech Hearing Association, the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the Autism Society of Wisconsin. Connie holds a certification in instructional coaching from Edgewood College, a positive educator certification from the Flourishing Center, and an Applied Education Neurology© Certification through Butler University. 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 and Exceptional Needs Magazine.

Connie resides in Waunakee, WI with her husband and daughter. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, decorating, and landscaping.

Connie’s Experience

  • Bachelor of Science-Communicative Disorders
  • Master of Science-Speech Pathology
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction License
    • Teacher Lifetime, Speech and Language Pathology
  • State of Wisconsin License
    • Speech-Language Pathology
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association’s Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Edgewood College’s Instructional Coaching Certificate
  • The Flourishing Center’s Positive Education Certificate
  • Butler University’s Applied Educational Neuroscience Certificate
  • Educational Leadership & Administration
  • Early Childhood Leadership
  • The Alert System
  • Responsive Classrooms
  • Studio lll Low Arousal Supports Educational Resilience (LASER) Training
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Teacher’s College Reading & Writing Project Reading Institutes
  • Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
  • Mindful Games for Kids with Susan Kaiser Greenland
  • Fundamentals of Structured TEACCHing
  • Beyond Diversity
  • Integrated Service Delivery Model

2020-2021 University of Wisconsin, Clinical Associate Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders

Our Team

Administrative Assistant:

Rita Meier

Coaches:

Becky Haen
Nicole Ponzer
Renae Braun
Stacey Starke

Bios coming soon!

Our Guiding Mission: Connection + Collaboration = Endless Possibilities   

  • We believe the student comes first and the teacher and the parents - a healthy system thrives

  • We believe with the right toolkit every parent and every teacher can support any student

  • We lead with positivity and optimism

  • We celebrate differences and inclusivity

  • We believe in the power of connection and collaboration

  • We never stop learning

  • We’re always searching for the deeper whys