Student Section

This page is dedicated TNOTA's student involvement initiatives. Check back frequently for updates on what TNOTA is doing for our OT and OTA students.


Pilot Mentorship Program 

TNOTA is currently piloting a mentorship program (October 2019-March 2020). Watch this space for more details on the future mentorship program.

Quarterly Virtual Chats

  • January 28: Interview Tips and Hiring Process, Speaker: Dr. Allison Koch 
  • March 31: New Practitioner Panel/Q&A 
  • August 25: OT and OTA collaboration, Speakers: Niccole Rowe and Kimberly Breeden
  • November 10: How to Prevent Burnout, Speaker: Amy Mahle

Information to join the next Quarterly Virtual Chat on January 28:
Student Quarterly Virtual Chat 
Join us on Tuesday, January 28, 7-8pm CST via Go To Meeting where Dr. Allison Koch from Belmont University will be leading a discussion on "Interview Tips and the Hiring Process.” Dr. Koch will have a presentation and then there will also be time for questions and interaction as well. Please email Morgan Webb at [email protected] with any questions. 

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code:150-206-205


Social Media Takeover

If your school has an upcoming fun event, project, or if you would like to post about a day in the life of your occupational therapy program please contact Morgan Webb at [email protected] to schedule a social media takeover of TNOTA’s Facebook and Instagram for 24 hours! Programs will be taking over these social media platforms monthly. Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to promote your program and the occupational therapy profession! 

Student Video Contest 

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


Students-only Discussion Forum

Did you know that the TNOTA website features a students-only discussion forum? This is an opportunity to connect with your fellow students in a private forum for student eyes only. Check it out on the Forums page.


Student Research Requests

Have a research survey you'd like to post to TNOTA membership? See instructions on our Research page!


Student Involvement Committee

If you'd like to learn more about these initiatives, or have ideas of your own, contact [email protected] for information on how to join the student involvement committee!