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Panel discussion: how did you get into clinical education?

ACAPT's National Consortium of Clinical Educators (NCCE) engages academic and clinical educators through partnerships to advance excellence and innovation in physical therapist education. NCCE membership is made up of one academic partner and one clinical partner from each ACAPT member institution. If you haven’t already done so, your academic program can join NCCE for free by registering your institution pair.

We often hear, "the clinical education community", but who is this community? Where do they work?  What are their titles?  What were their career journeys? 

In this 60-minute discussion, we delve into the career pathways within clinical education.  This discussion goes beyond the traditional clinical instructor (CI) and director of clinical education (DCE) roles; we discuss:

This is a great resource for students, new graduates and clinical partners to see the breadth of opportunity in the world of clinical education.  Be sure to share with your students and colleagues.



  • Maggie Daingerfield, DPT, NCS Residency Director LIVE EVERY DAY Connecticut & Massachusetts
  • Kayla Gomes, DPT, NCS Clinical Instructor Trinity Health, Bloomfield Connecticut
  • Duncan Satterlee, SPT, Springfield College, Springfield Massachusetts
  • Moyo Tillery, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT Director if Clinical Education Elon University North Carolina


  • Matt Calendrillo, Vice Chair of the NCCE, practice owner in Connecticut and Massachusetts

If you have any questions, contact events@acapt.org.

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