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Occupational Therapy (OT)
What is an Occupational Therapist (OT)?
Strategies to Write Informational Text (Online Course)
Strategies to Write Informational Text for Secondary Students is an 8-week self-paced course with 11 modules that provide resources to support the writing process. It follows the book by Jill Jackson, How to Teach Students to Write Informational Text. You will not need the book to complete the course.
This course is already in session, check back for the Fall 2020 session.
The Colorado Department of Education Occupational Therapy listserv supports school-based OTs: 1) by providing information and news regarding the profession; 2) by announcing professional development and training opportunities; and, 3) by posting school-based job openings. There are no advertisements from vendors or contract-based companies. This service is also chat-free. Join today by contacting Gina Herrera at Herrera_G@cde.state.co.us.
Tools and Resources
- Technical Assistance: School Occupational Therapist (PDF)
Accredited Schools Online Occupational Therapy
Accredited Schools Online has just put together an in-depth guide that offers information about schooling required, career options, and facts about entering into the career field.
Occupational Therapy for Literacy Improvement
Occupational Therapy Conferences
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) - under Conferences and Events
Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado (OTAC)-under Events
Occupational Therapy Advisory Council
The Exceptional Student Services consultant for OT along with regional OT representatives who comprise the Occupational Therapy Advisory Council, meet throughout the year to inform the Colorado Department of Education on statewide OT professional learning and technical assistance needs and assist in the development of guidance materials to support the profession.
For more information, please contact:
Email Gina Herrera
Phone: (303) 866-6605
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