Student SIG

What Is the Conecticut Student Special Interest Group (CTSSIG)?

The purpose of the Student Special Interest Group shall be to provide a means by which students, and student affiliate members, have a common interest, and because of their enrollment in a Physical Therapy (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) school.  These students may meet, confer and promote the interest of their classes and schools within the Student Special Interest Group and further develop their role as a student body within the Association.


Objectives of the CTSSIG:   

o    Identify and respond to issues related to student members.

o    Promote the role of the students in physical therapy in the CTAPTA, APTA, and the Physical Therapy profession

o    Promote membership and encourage the participation of students in the Student Special Interest Group, Association, and the APTA National Student Special Interest Group, hereinafter referred to as the SSIG.

o    Assist the Association in the furtherance of the Association’s Objectives and Functions.

o    Provide services to further the Student Special Interest Group’s purpose and responsibility to the student physical therapist and student physical therapist assistants in the state.

o    Serve as a resource on issues related to PT, education, practice and the Association, for Chapter leadership and membership. 


Benefits of the Student SIG

o    Networking with students in your state.

o    Contacts with professionals across your state.

o    Opportunities to find mentors and be mentored.

o    Develop leadership skills.

o    Receive important information about the working of your state chapter and your future as a PT or PTA. 

This Special Interest Group is open to PT and PTA Students:


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