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You'll learn about leadership development opportunities, clinical education best practices, education research techniques and mentoring and much more!  Share your news items with acapt@acapt.org.

Welcome & thanks for service

  • We're excited to announce the recently-created advocacy committee members, who will be focused on critical regional and national CAPTE and legislative issues impacting DPT programs.

  • Welcome to new ACAPT member institution Moravian College!

  • We greatly appreciate the ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) leadership by Janet Bezner. PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA at Texas State University.  While she was chair, ALA created the unique Leadership Compass online PT self-development tool.

  • Shawne Soper, PT, DPT, MBA at Virginia Commonwealth University was a principal director of ACAPT's past Clinical Education Summit  & the Strategic Initiative Panels that tackled the summit recommendations.  She completed a detailed report showing the activity and outcomes from the panels, which is available at acapt.org/clined.  ACAPT is very grateful for all her dedication and vision. 

  • Thanks to the members of the ACAPT Strategic Initiative Panel on Simulation and to Brad Stocker, PT, PhD from California State University, Sacramento for leading the team.  You can review the simulation panel's final report.  

    ACAPT's Simulation in PT Education (SIPTEC) is evaluating the panel recommendations and will be creating a five-year action plan.

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