Aimed at Enhancing Communication



2019 Spring Conference Summary

2019 Summer Conference Summary

2019 Fall Conference Summary-coming soon!

2020 Spring Conference Summary-coming soon!


Aimed at Enhancing Resources and Relationships

Collectively, the consortium has:

  • Developed a website with resources and links for our clinical partners

  • Awarded Scholarships to attend the APTA CI Credentialing course and Education Leadership Conference

  • Offered CEU Workshops in OH and KY since 1994

  • Developed an annual clinical education placement calendar

  • Created a standardized clinical offer request form

  • Published interesting and thought provoking blogs to update clinical partners

  • Nominated and selected CIs/SCCEs for the Excellence in Clinical Educator Awards from the OPTA and KPTA

  • Collaborated for authorship of peer-reviewed journal manuscripts

  • Collaborated for presentation at national conferences

  • Represented the profession nationally through various offices and positions

  • Provided a liaison to the OH PTA Consortium



The consortium is working to improve clinical education in several areas through:


  • Research: Currently, the consortium is work on a needs assessment surveying clinical instructors and SCCEs to determine their needs related to clinical education. Consortial members also work in small groups on collaborative research projects.

  • Partnering and Mentoring: In 2019, the consortium started to schedule lunch-time video conferences to discuss development needs, contemporary concerns, and current issues with CIs and SCCE.

  • Resource Development: In response to our research, partnership efforts, and desire to disseminate updates in a timely manner, our website serves as our primary means of sharing information and resources.

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