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Hello and Season Greetings

from the ThAAA volunteer Team

As this year comes to a close and I write our “E-News” letter, I reflect on all the things that have happened for the ThAAA.

We celebrated our 10th Annual Education Day!  We were blessed to have fantastic speakers, a flavorful lunch and dinner, numerous award nominations and a humorous comedian to end the long day.

During the AGM we obtained a full Board of Directors which is 8 members, we doubled the Promotions Committee to 6 members, developed a Regulations Committee of 6 members and we still have volunteer positions available for students to join the Student Advisory Committee.

Our 11th Annual Education Day planning is underway with updated “Call for Speakers” and “Award Nomination” links.  We ask that you spread the word that we are searching for speakers and nominations to make our Education Day in 2018 another growing success.

But most of all, from myself and our Volunteer Team, we hope you have a wonderful, joyous Christmas as we look forward to the New Year!

 

Reminder: Memberships for NEW members for the remainder of the  2017/2018 membership year are half price. Our membership year runs May – April of each year.  Completed forms can be sent via email to registrar@thaaa.ca or mailed to the address on the form.  Payment can be made via PayPal on our website or by mailing a cheque along with your completed form.

Currently, the online form submission link is not working and under repair.  The printable version of the forms can be submitted via email or Canada Post, payment is still available through the PayPal button on the right side of our web page or by sending a cheque.

ThAAA does have Professional Grant money available which ThAAA members can apply for.  We offer 3 grants of up to $150 each per year. The Association must receive the application on or before the submission deadline dates, which are: January 31st, May 31st and September 30th. We are accepting grant applications now for the upcoming January 31st, deadline. For complete details please see the link below:

JOELLE WITHERS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT APPLICATION

I hope everyone has an enjoyable Winter Season.

 

Lisa Reid, President

Therapy Assistant Association of Alberta

(updated Dec 2017)


Make sure you check our website often for updates on Events, Employment Opportunities and other TA activities happening in the province. If you have an upcoming event, job vacancy or activity, we would be happy to post these for free as a benefit to our members. Email your information to therapyassistantaa@gmail.com.

Do you have something you’d like to share with other TA’s in the province, be it a presentation, article or therapy activity? We would be glad to help share your insights through email, webinars and on our website or Facebook page.

(posted Jan 2017)


Let’s bring all Alberta TA’s together in one spot and support each other!

Are you a ThAAA member?  Do you want to become an associate of the ThAAA?  Do you have experience with web design and/or WordPress?  Do you want to build or showcase your web design skills on a volunteer project?  If you answered “YES” to these questions please email therapyassistantaa@gmail.com for more info.

(posted Jan 2017)