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FPTA Student Special Interest Group-SSIG

The FPTA Student Special Interest Group (SSIG) is a group that has been created to benefit Florida PT and PTA students by providing a state-level resource for people to network and develop relationships that will last a lifetime. The SSIG works to promote student membership, participation and leadership of students within the FPTA and to foster communication and collaboration of students between schools.

There are many opportunities to get involved with the Student SIG. If you are interested in joining a project committee or being a committee chair, please send an email to Check out our Facebook page FPTA Student Special Interest Group.

Opportunities & Benefits

We're glad you're here. The members of the FSSIG have put together a summary of benefits and opportunities that are available to you as a benefit of membership in the FPTA and APTA. Click here to be taken to that page.

2017 Student Events & Grants

The FPTA has provided a specific listing of events and opportunities available to student members in 2017. Click here to find out more.

Opportunities for Mentoring

Learn about opportunities that exist to develop your leadership skills in the FPTA.

FSSIG Leadership

Meet the FSSIG leadership at this link.

Student Liaisons

Student liaisons are volunteers from Florida's PT and PTA programs who are available to help other members of their programs become more involved. View the list of liaisons here. If your school is not represented, contact Jamie Dyson to volunteer.

Federal Advocacy Forum

The Federal Advocacy Forum is an annual APTA event designed to educate participants on current legislative issues in physical therapy along with proving an opportunity for in-person advocacy on Capitol Hill. Read the stories submitted by FPT student-member travel-grant recipients Paige Ahart and Kevin Lynch. (Document created by Paige Ahart)

Document Library

Check here for official documents of the FSSIG.



Upcoming Events
2018 FPTA Student Conclave
Friday, January 19, 2018
2018 FPTA Annual Conference
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Nicholas Larghi
Director at Large
Jerica Rode
Chris Chisler
Kristie N. Serrano
Vice Chair
Sara Chizmar

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2017 EC District Meeting - Medical Errors

PTPub Night Tampa

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2017 Florida License Renewal
The current licensure year ends November 30, 2017. The FPTA approves continuing education courses for course providers and individuals seeking license renewal. Click here for more information.

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