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:   

  • Identify and respond to issues related to student members.

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

  • Promote membership and encourage the participation of students in the Student Special Interest Group and the APTA

  • 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.

  • Increase student awareness regarding various aspects of advocacy for the profession and patients   

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. 

Chapter Leadership & Membership.

  • Kaitlyn Mital – President

  • Olivia Defabritiis – Vice President

  • Mary Cantwell – Director of Liaisons

  • Secretary – Hannah Cook

  • Treasurer – Kylie Calandra 

Interested in getting involved? Email presidentctssig2019@gmail.com for more information about upcoming events and membership opportunity.

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

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