Employee Spotlight – Katie Pell

by | Mar 21, 2022 | Peoria, Speech

Interview with Katie

Tell us about yourself

I am a mom to the sweetest girl with another one on the way and I’m married to my high school sweetheart. I love cookies, coffee, and everything about Taylor Swift!

Why did you become a Speech Therapist?

I became an SLP because I wanted to make a difference in others’ lives and I’m so thankful I chose this path!

Why do you think your coworkers nominated you for being Innovative?

I feel so lucky that my coworkers nominated me for this! I believe they did because I am always looking for new ways to help clients make progress. I also became passionate about orofacial myofunctional therapy and I’m always researching and learning as much as I can!

What do you love most about working with TEAM 4 Kids?

I love all of my coworkers that have all become friends while working here. TEAM 4 Kids has created such a caring and collaborative environment which helps therapists and clients reach their goals!

If you could have 1 wish come true, what would it be?

If I could have one wish come true, I would wish for everyone’s student loans to disappear!

Nominations for Katie:

“Katie is innovative for our entire TEAM! She comes up with fun ideas for speech sessions and she thinks of exciting ways to motivate us all.”

She always has great new ideas to share with the speech team”

“She thinks of solutions to problems on the spot by being innovative.” 

“Katie always has the greatest ideas! Not only does she incorporate innovative techniques in her sessions but continues to share her creative ideas such as the bingo card activity with everyone!”

“Katie is always contributing new ideas that help things run more smoothly at each clinic. She also has ideas that make things more fun! The Bingo game this month has been a blast!”

“Katie is very creative and imaginative with both her clients, and lead activities.”