A Steering Committee comprised of members of the boards from ACAPT, the Education Section, and APTA, to collaboratively work to bring together all relevant stakeholders having an interest in promoting excellence in physical therapist education. ACAPT is excited about our participation in this new group and look forward to providing updates on the progress of our collaborative work.
There are three Strategic Initiative Panels working on elements related to the Clinical Education Summit. In response to our conversations and recommendations at the Summit, these Panels are working on student readiness for clinical education, integrated clinical experiences, and the need for common terminology used in all levels of clinical education.
New admissions procedures (traffic rules) were approved by the
membership to help clarify students’ obligations and opportunities in
selection of best fit for professional education and continue to
participate in the PTCAS advisory group.
bring to completion the study that tests engagement as an element of
excellence, analyze and publish its results and develop a menu of
options to use benchmarks in the pursuit of excellence.
are establishing a series of Leadership Development Summits to empower
faculty and program leadership to create vision, plan for change, and
develop resources to support new initiatives and effect promotion and
growth in the academy.