Special Interest Group-PTA

Nicole Volek

Vice Chair: Charles Fitzgerald  
Treasurer: Luke Markert 
Secretary: Polly Bowers-Maness   
Bylaws Committee Chair: Christina Cayce 
Nominating Committe Chair: Brandi Braxter 
District Liaison Chair: Polly Bowers-Maness 
PTA Caucus Rep: Nicole Volek

News, Announcements and Events

Nominations Now Open

Do you know an outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant whom you think would be a great leader and/or interested in developing their leadership skills? 

The TPTA PTA-SIG is seeking nominations for Leadership Positions for 2019.

We are looking for members interested in serving in the following positions:

  • Chair
  • Treasurer 
  • Nominating Committee
  • District Liaison Chair

Nominees must be an APTA/TPTA member. The deadline for nominations is September 10, 2018. For more information about open positions or to submit a nomination, please email Brandi Baxter

Texas Talks - PTA Series 

The Texas Talks - PTA Series proudly presents  Derek D. Stepp, Director of Post Professional Credentialing with the American Physical Therapy Association Department of Education for the August call. Derek has worked for the American Physical Therapy Association for 10 years. Within the division Derek oversees the administration of the PTA APP program, the ABPTS board certification process, and the credentialed clinical instructor programs. 

 The PTA Advanced Proficiency Pathways (APP) program is the premier program for increasing and recognizing the PTAs' knowledge and skill in a chosen area of physical therapy. Currently available Pathway content areas include Acute Care, Cardiovascular/Pulmonary, Geriatrics, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, and Wound Management.

During this brief presentation you will gain an overview of the program, as well as an understanding of the steps needed to fulfill the program requirements.

Join us Sunday 26, 2018 at 8:00pm CST

From PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/791343992
Or iPhone one-tap :
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Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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    Meeting ID: 791 343 992
    International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/dEfWv3pUP

Meet Us In San Antonio  

The TPTA PTA-SIG will meet during Annual Conference on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 4pm.


Join us in supporting the TPTA Political Action Committee (PAC) by making a one-time donation or a monthly recurring donation.

Please email the Texas PTA-SIG with any questions at [email protected]