PHILADELPHIA AREA
CLINICAL EDUCATION CONSORTIUM

Workshop & Course Registration

Annual Educational Leadership Conference Awards

Applications for the ELC scholarship are due by August 1.

Please complete the PACE-C Scholarship Application and email to info@phillyclined.org.

Purpose: 
In recognition of the APTA’s Academy of Education position that physical therapy education is the responsibility of all Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants, the Philadelphia Area Clinical Education Consortium (PACEC) will sponsor up to 4 area clinicians to attend the Educational Leadership Conference (ELC) October 18-20, 2024 in Oakland, CA.

More information about ELC can be found here.

Criteria: 
The applicant should be a CI or SCCE who demonstrates a commitment to excellence in physical therapy and physical therapist or physical therapist assistant education.

Specifically, the applicant will be a member of the APTA and will have worked with students from the majority of academic programs within the PACEC (within the last 3 years). Candidates will be evaluated based on several factors including:

  1. Commitment to working with a variety of academic programs.
  2. History of working with students and ACCEs/DCEs to achieve successful outcomes for students who struggle or to motivate and challenge those who excel clinically.
  3. Demonstrated interest in bridging academic and clinical coursework.
  4. While being a member of the Professional Advisory Group (PAG) is not a prerequisite to being selected, as a condition to acceptance, the successful candidate will agree to serve as a member of the PAG for a period of at least 2 years.

For more information about the ELC Award, or to apply for the award, please contact us at info@phillyclined.org.

Attachment: PACE-C Scholarship Application

Award:

Recipients will receive a $450 scholarship to cover expenses related to the conference.

This award will cover expenses up to the amount of the award and may include:

  1. Conference registration
  2. Local travel, miles, and parking
  3. Meal costs during conference. No alcohol will be reimbursed.

The recipient will provide receipts for all expenses in order to be reimbursed.

All receipts should be submitted to the Consortium Treasurer in a timely manner.

If time allows, the recipient may submit the conference registration form to the Treasurer who will pay the registration in advance.