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Professional Development and Leadership Committee

Committee Purpose

The provide leadership, coordination, and support for continuing education of occupational therapy practitioners throughout the state.

Committee Strategic Plan Goals

  • To provide every occupational therapy practitioner in California with opportunities for professional development.
  • To be the preferred provider for occupational therapy continuing education activities.
  • To endorse evidence-based practice in all continuing education activities supported by OTAC.
  • To incorporate occupation-based practice into continuing education activities.
  • To cultivate leaders in our profession.

Committee General Functions

  • To design, implement, and coordinate continuing education.
  • To assure the provision of refresher courses for those wishing to reenter the OT workforce.
  • To develop, design, implement, and monitor co-sponsored workshops/seminars.
  • To assess, identify, and respond to OTAC's members' needs for continuing education.
  • To provide resources and support to the OTAC regions.
  • To develop and maintain a network to sponsor workshops and locate speakers.
  • To maintain and disseminate master calendar of OTCA continuing education.
  • To participate in strategic planning process.

Committee Resources

Click here to go to the Continuing Education Center.

Contact the Committee Chair

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Kimberly Grenawitzke, OTD,
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Shanti Malladi, MS, AT, OTR/L
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