The APTA Academy of Education (Academy) is looking for energetic and dynamic members to serve the Academy in leadership positions. 

All terms are for 2 years unless otherwise noted and begin July 1, 2021.

Position descriptions can be found in the

Academy Policies and Procedures section of the website

Deadline for nominations is December 1, 2020

Please click below for more information.

Call for APTA Academy of Education Nominations


The Academy wishes to congratulation our two APTA Centennial Scholars for 2021.


Amy Schubert, PT, DPT (University of Wisconsin, Madison) will be combing Academy archival resources to create a timeline of and database for historical events, actions, and volunteer leadership. The goal will be to ultimately provide accessible documentation of the evolution of the Academy as a volunteer organization serving physical therapy education.

Emily Reynolds, PTA, SCCE (NovaCare Rehabilitation, Westerville, OH) will be assigned a role in the PTA Education Summit (currently in planning stages) tentatively scheduled for 2021.



ELC 2020

ELC2020 Virtual Platform Available Until

November 19, 2020, 5:00PM

For the first time in ELC history, you have more time to view the educational content. Don't miss out!

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Call for Nominations: 

2021 APTA Academy of Education Awards

The nomination/application deadline for all awards is November 1.

The Awards Committee is pleased to announce the call for nominations for APTA Academy of Education Awards. Members are urged to consider these opportunities for themselves and for their colleagues. 

Further details are available on the APTA Academy of Education website 

Click Here To Learn More

Individuals who are current members of the Academy of Physical Therapy Education Board of Directors, the APTA Board of Directors, or APTA Staff are not eligible for these awards and may not participate in the nomination process.