Districts: Western



PT/PTA student essay contest


Our executive committee has decided to assist one PT/PTA student in attending APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting (CSM)  New Orleans February 21-24, 2018.


Registration is now open, you can visit the apta.org to view the speakers and events planned.


Our district has allotted $100.00 to assist in the cost of attending, for two students. You must be an APTA member to qualify.


We ask that you answer the following: "Describe why you would like to attend CSM and 2 topics you plan to attend and why. Describe how you plan on being an active learner and contributor during this experience."


Please send responses to apokorski@sptny.com, asammarco2@gmail.com by January 8, 2018.


Thank you and good luck!


look forward to more info on annual spring half day course in March 2018


Online registration is now open! Find all details and register HERE


Western District Budget

The 2016 Budget is now available for you to view.



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 news flasH:


    • we raised over $700 for the museum of disability history

    • We Hosted Dr Geraci on November 15th, 2017 for our annual Fall mini course.

    • volunteered at st. luke's mission for national pt day of service in october , 2017

    • We hosted Dr. Susan Bennett and Melinda Yoder on March 18th, 2017 for our Annual spring half day course 



     5 reasons to join western district


    The time is NOW! Our profession needs a stronger voice in Western District. With declining reimbursement and the need for increased community education on PT, we need your help for our profession.

    Please consider joining this year!

    Will your employer provide financial support for your membership?

    Here are some valuable reasons to join:

    1. Affordable and valuable CEU opportunities throughout the year
    2. Quarterly networking with local PT's.
    3. Awareness of what other clinics and hospitals are doing in WNY
    4. Be an active voice on issues that affects our daily practice
    5. Get monthly journals with your membership that can improve daily practice

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    Taylor Kunkle
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