Top Ten Reasons To JOIN THE PTA SIG

January 2012

Dear Colleague:

Welcome to the APTA and PPTA Chapter and thank you for your continued support of our professional association. My name is Ann Lowrey, PTA and I am the PA Physical Therapist Assistant Special Interest Group's (PTA SIG) Chair.  This letter is to inform you about the role of the PA PTA SIG and to encourage you to join the PTA SIG if you are not already a member.

Why become a member of the PTA SIG and get involved at the Chapter level? Well...

"The Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Get Involved"

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Receive PPTAs quarterly newsletters

9

Generate ideas for future PTA continuing education workshops

8

Take part at your district level

7

Decide the future direction of your profession by having a VOTE

6

Nominate PTs and PTAs for various awards

5

Earn an Advanced Proficiency by APTA with your continuing education

4

Express your concerns or suggestions to the PA Delegates in the House of Delegates

3

Represent the PTA within the PPTA at our meeting during the PA Annual State Conference

2

Support your profession and help move PTA's forward during these changing times

1

It is FREE

To become a member of the PA PTA SIG is very simple.  Once you join APTA you are then a PA Chapter  member , and as a PTA, you are automatically included in our SIG.

Take time to get involved in your profession! If we do not set the direction for our profession, the course will be decided for us by others. Please join me and so many others in changing our course!

Sincerely,

Ann M. Lowrey PTA
annlowreypta@gmail.com