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  • 2021 Officer Nomination: Nominations for the Executive Board position of Secretary are open until October 31. Submit your nomination here or below. 
  • Do you have questions about upcoming licensure changes? Check out our FAQ page, developed in partnership with the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy!

  • TNOTA's Approved Provider Program has launched! This Program allows continuing education providers to submit their courses for approval by TNOTA. Per the Rules and Regulations Governing the Practice of Occupational Therapy in Tennessee, courses offered by or in partnership with TNOTA are approved Continued Competence Activities. Check out more information here!

  • Suicide Prevention: TNOTA hosts several suicide prevention courses per year. View these events on the TNOTA calendar, or check out the new suicide prevention page for details. 

  • PAMs 2021 Rural West Workshop: TNOTA is hosting its next PAMs course in Humboldt, TN. This course will be blended, with lecture content delivered online, with a 1-day in-person lab on October 23. Participants who complete the thermal workshop will receive 15 continuing education units and those completing the electrical workshop will receive 20 continuing education units. Register todayattendance is LIMITED! 

  • NEW WORKSHOP! TNOTA is proud to host a new workshop titled "Orthotics Made Easy". In this workshop, participants will get hands-on experience with fabricating 8 different orthotics commonly used by therapists across settings. This course will be held Saturday, October 23 in Nashville. Registration is limited to 20 participants. More information can be found here!

  • 2021 "What is OT?" Student Video Contest: Congratulations to the Tennessee State University Class of 2022! View their winning video here! 

  • Congratulations to the TNOTF 2021 Scholarship & Excellent Educator Winners! See below for more details! 

2021 Officer Nomination

Nominations for the Executive Board position of Secretary are open until October 31. Submit your nomination below.

2021 Officer Nomination


TNOTF 2021 Scholarship & Excellent Educator Winners

Congratulations to the following recipients: 

Student Excellence Award:
OTD - Cara Kingrea (UTC) 
MOT - Carly Mahaffey (UTHSC) 
OTA - Madison Warren (Walter's State CC)
Excellent Educator:
Dr. Elicia Cruz (UTC)
Presidential Commendation:
Allison Nance
See for more details!



2021-2022 Philanthropy Partner 

Voting results are in! Congratulations to TNOTA's 2021-2022 Philanthropy Partner, Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center! Be on the lookout for opportunities to give & volunteer!

For more information on TNOTA's Philanthropy program, visit our philanthropy page!


TNOTA & Aspire OT

TNOTA is pleased to host our online course library with our partners at Aspire OT, an online continuing education platform created by OT practitioners, for OT practitioners. 


New courses are added monthly. Access past and current continuing education courses hosted by TNOTA's districts. Most courses are free for TNOTA members. 

TNOTA Member AspireOT Access
Non-member AspireOT Access


Diversity & Inclusion
Visit our webpage to find out more details about our upcoming events!
Click here ---> Diversity & Inclusion 

 Ever wonder how you can partner alongside marginalized groups to make change? What exactly does it mean to be an ally
 Check out the brand new series "Anatomy of An Ally" - a
 7-part series that will show how we can use our mouth, nose, eyes, ears, heart, and hands to make true change in equity and inclusion. 
Click here to check it out  ----> Anatomy of An Ally Series

Discounted CEU Benefits

As an additional member benefit, we have partnered with 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.