NCPTA Conferences and  APTA Conferences offer a wealth of opportunities for professional development!

  • participate in special interest group meetings
  • find out the latest news about your profession
  • network with exhibitors and find out about technology, clinical equipment, recruitment
  • view student research presentations
  • earn Continuing Competence points in the education sessions
  • socialize with your peers
  • participate in charity events
  • celebrate with NCPTA award recipients

District meetings

  • offer a way to connect with your fellow professionals on a more local, informal level
  • learn about legislative issues affecting your district
  • learn about evidence based topics from experts who live locally


FUNfitness is the result of an established professional relationship between the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Special Olympics Inc. (SOI)

The purposes of FUNfitness are:

  • to assess and improve flexibility, functional strength, balance, and aerobic fitness
  • to educate participants and families about the importance of flexibility, strength, and balance to overall fitness
  • to provide a hands-on opportunity for participants to learn about physical therapy