PATH Intl. Region 1 Quarterly Newsletter
2020 Region 1 Conference
Mark your calendar! The 2020 Region 1 Conference will be held at Full Circle Farm in Newport, NH April 25 & 26. Do you have a great idea you want to share with your PATH Intl. colleagues? Each year the PATH Intl. Regional Conferences offer valuable learning opportunities for everyone involved in equine-assisted activities and therapies or for those wishing to learn more about EAAT. Not only is there a variety of information shared through sessions, but attendees also can network with colleagues and earn continuing education. Currently PATH Intl. is conducting a call for abstracts for Region 1. Presentations vary and may include, but are not limited to, equine welfare, working with veterans, EAL, EFP, hippotherapy, personal development and administrative topics.

The deadline is November 22, 2019. Click here to get started!
Abilities Expo
PATH Intl. Region 1 was a vendor at this year’s Abilities Expo in Boston, MA.  A huge thanks goes out to Sarah Norris for coordinating the booth, Kassandra from Strongwater Farm, Andrew from The Bridge Center, and Jen Wright from Windrush Farm for volunteering their time to share information about PATH Intl., location of centers within our region, and information on what equine assisted activities and therapies are, benefits, and center needs.  
Region 1 Leadership Team
Kristen McGraw, Region 1 Representative is actively accepting volunteer applications for State Chairs, Treasurer, and Communication Chair. Terms are two years and begin January 1, 2020. For a copy of the various volunteer job descriptions, or to submit an application and resume, please contact Kristen at  region1rep@pathintl.org.  The application can be found here .

What is NESAR? New England Special Activities Resources (NESAR), provides scholarships to PATH Intl. Region 1 members. The scholarship program focuses on individuals who might not be able to attend educational programs and certifications without financial support. 

Scholarship applications are approved by the Scholarship Committee and are capped at 50% of tuition costs or $300, whichever is less. Only tuition costs are eligible for scholarship. Housing or travel expenses are not considered. 

To qualify for a NESAR scholarship, you must be a current PATH Intl. member, reside or provide equine assisted activities in PATH Intl. Region 1 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, New Hampshire, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, or Vermont), and have not received a NESAR scholarship within a 2-year calendar period. The application can be found on the Region 1 page of the PATH Intl. website. Click here

Please contact Scholarship Chair, Liz Adams,  eaharrisadams@gmail.com  if you have any questions.
Center Bits and Pieces
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Stay Connected 
Kristen McGraw , Region Rep
Stephanie Trafka , RI, NB, NF, NS, PE, PQ
Sue Miller , VT

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