Academy eNews & Updates
  • Register for the PTAE SIG webinar for January 21, 2021 and February 4, 2021

  • CSM Academy Educational Sessions Save The Dates!
  • Pauline Cerasoli Lecture on Thursday, 2.4.21
  • APTA Academy of Education Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, 2.25.21
  • CSM SIG Meetings
  • PT Education Research Networking Event at CSM on Friday, 2.26.21
  • Last Chance to Nominate: Distinguished Mentor in Residency/
  • Fellowship Education Award
  • Celebrate PT in the Community as Part of Virtual CSM 2021
  • Abstract Volunteers Open Call
  • ACAPT Webinars
Physical Therapist Assistant Educators
Special Interest Group

Clinical Education Simulation for a PTA Program: Innovation and Execution

A few more seats available for
January 21, 2021, from 7-8 pm (EST).

Please click on this hyperlink to register NOW for this free event! Space is limited!

Educators should leave this session with a clear understanding of the development and implementation of a novel Simulated Clinical Experience for a PTA program. Specific approaches will be reviewed including use of virtual and in person case simulations and adaptive learning techniques. Participants will have a chance to participate in a question and answer session.

PTAE SIG Webinar Facilitator(s):   Sara Knight, PT, DPT, OCS and
Susan Schuster, PT, DPT, PCS

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021 Time: 7 pm - 8 pm (EST)
Physical Therapist Assistant Educators
Special Interest Group

Emotional Intelligence:
Foundational Skills for Student Success

Join us on February 4th from 7-8 pm (EST)

You won't want to miss our and receive continuing education credit for FREE!

Audience: Physical Therapy educators

APTA Academy of Education
Educational Session (ED)

Save Your February Thursdays To Learn!

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Pauline Cerasoli Lecture:
Educating for Professionalism -
The science of caring. The art of healing.

Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

APTA Academy of Education Annual
Business Meeting and Awards

4:30 PM EST - 6:30 PM EST
Registration Link Coming Soon
Save the Date

APTA Academy of Education
CSM Meeting Dates

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)

Anatomy Educators SIG (AESIG)
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
Clinical Education Special Interest Group (CESIG):
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)

Physical Therapist Assistant Educators SIG (PTAESIG) 
Date to TBA
Residency/Fellowship Education SIG 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)

PT Education Research Networking Event at CSM

Date & Time: Friday, February 26, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Strengthen your research with resources and professional connections at this February 26 virtual event where PT education researchers at all levels can:

  • Share research ideas.
  • Gather feedback on current research agendas.
  • Collaborate with facilitators and participants in a lively discussion on many research topics, including:
  • Strategies to progress scholarly agendas and qualitative methodologies.
  • Clinical education and affective domain assessment.
  • Virtual education, hybrid education models, and educational theories.

Distinguished Mentor in Residency/Fellowship Education Award is to be given to recognize excellence in Residency/Fellowship mentoring
Celebrate PT in the Community as Part of Virtual CSM 2021

The mission of PT in the Community is to impact the lives of locals living in the community that we visit for National PT Conferences, with an emphasis in school-aged children and the homeless population. With CSM being virtual this year, a different participation strategy is being used.

Bring PT in the Community into communities across the country via a competition among teams of 5 (or direct donations) throughout the month of February. The top THREE winning teams will receive funds to support their local community or selected cause. 

Each team member is required to donate at least $10 to the initiative ( Team members do not need to be in the same geographic location but are required to play for a single cause. That cause needing to be described in detail during a team sign up ( 

For further information and the past accomplishments of PT in the Community, see
Call For Volunteers
Please click below to volunteer if you are interested. 

2021 Abstract Reviewer
Complete by Monday, February 1, 2021

Expanding research capacity - RIPPT webinar on Wednesday, January 27

Resilience, grit & optimism webinar - Thursday, January 28
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