2019 TNOTA Conference

Last call for presentations! Call for papers will close Sunday, July 21st at midnight. Download the submission form here. Speakers receive a discounted rate for conference registration!

Registration information and conference schedule coming soon.

For more information on our 2019 conference in Chattanooga, please visit the Conference Details page.  


Knoxville PAMs Course

Our next PAMs course will be held in Knoxville on August 1-4, 2019. Details and registration link can be found on our calendar event. Registration is limited, secure your spot today!

Open Board Positions with TNOTA

TNOTA is looking for two OT practitioners or students to join the continuing education committee. Responsibilities include assisting in issuing continuing education certificates following conferences and meetings,  assisting in facilitating online continuing education events, and answering emails. The time commitment for this position is 2-3 hours per month (slightly more following annual conference). This position reports to the continuing education chair. 

TNOTA also has open board positions in the Middle District (secretary), Southeast District (secretary), and Northeast District (chair, vice chair, and secretary). This is a great opportunity to get more involved in making a difference with TNOTA!

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please contact [email protected].

Student Video Contest 

Congratulations to The University of Tennessee Health Science Center MSOT Class of 2020! Enjoy their video below!



Attention Students!

Check out our all-new Student Section, where you can find information on upcoming events and student involvement initiatives.


2019 TNOTA Philanthropy

Congratulations to our philanthropy winner for 2019, GiGi's Playhouse! 

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Gigi's Playhouse is a nonprofit achievement center that provides free therapeutic-based, educational, career development, and family connections programming and events to individuals with Down syndrome from diagnosis through adulthood, their families, and the community. Since Gigi's Playhouse is 98% volunteer-run and 100% donor-funded, they depend on volunteers and donors to fulfill their mission of changing the way the world sees Down Syndrome.

TNOTA will be partnering with Gigi's Playhouse for volunteer opportunities and financial support throughout this year. To get involved, contact [email protected].

What can TNOTA do for me?

TNOTA is the ONLY organization in the state of Tennessee that advocates for Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Students in an Accredited OT/OTA Program.

TNOTA Individual Member Benefits Include:

  • An active Executive Board that addresses member needs and statewide issues.
  • TNOTA State Lobbyist: Helps advance and promote Occupational Therapy in this time of changing health care.
  • Networking opportunities at the national, state and local levels.
  • Special Interests Membership Forums
  • 10% discount on OccupationalTherapy.com annual membership
  • Personalized TNOTA profile for each member.
  • State representation at the Annual AOTA Conference.
  • District meetings throughout the state (Please refer to the TNOTA Districts for contact information.)
  • Customized TNOTA E-mail List based off of personal/professional interests.
  • Membership discount for all TNOTA sponsored events including the Annual TNOTA Conference.
  • Free Ethics and Jurisprudence education for practitioners.
  • Voting privileges in annual business meeting, special meetings, TNOTA By-Law changes, and electing TNOTA Executive Board Members
  • Awards and Recognition for Members and Volunteers
  • Scholarships for TNOTA student members attending an ACOTE Accredited Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant Program in Tennessee
  • Student representation on the Executive Board



Discounted CEU Benefits

As an additional member benefit, we have partnered with occupationaltherapy.com to offer discounted CEUs! Please click the link below to take advantage of this great deal. 

Get CEU Discount

TNOTA Research Opportunities

TNOTA has created a page to support ongoing efforts to further our profession by students, educators, and clinicians.  You can visit the page by clicking here.  Please support your colleagues in their attempts to provide evidence based practice for all OTs and OTAs.