The purpose of the ACE SIG is to create a forum where individuals with interest and expertise in academic and clinical education can interact, share, discuss, and disseminate information related to the ongoing improvement of professional pediatric physical therapy education.

Academic & Clinical Educators SIG News

Academic & Clinical Educators SIG Resources

ACE SIG Newsletters

ACE SIG Online Community

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New Educator Toolkit

This document is intended to provide resources and general information for potential or new faculty members responsible for pediatric content in a physical therapy program.

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Essential Competencies in Entry-Level Pediatric Physical Therapy Education

Rapport et al 2014

EBP Pediatric PT Education Resources

2017-2018 3 part SPECIAL SERIES in JOPTE: Pediatric Physical Therapy Education Research
Guest Editors: Dr. Mary Jane Rapport and Dr. Jennifer Furze
  • 1st Issue  2017 Volume 31 Number 2
    • Features an editorial by the special series guest editors Dr. Mary Jane Rapport and Dr. Jennifer Furze titled Stepping OUT in Educational Research: Pediatric Physical Therapy Education has learned to walk.
  • 2nd Issues 2017 Volume 31 Number 3

Schreiber J, Moerchen V, Rapport MJ, Martin K, Furze J, Lundeen H, Pelletier E. Experiential learning with children: An essential component of professional physical therapy educationPediatr Phys Ther 2015;27:356-367.

Kenyon, LK, Birkmeier M, Anderson, DK, Martin, K. Innovation in Pediatric Clinical Education: Application of the Essential CompetenciesPediatr Phys Ther 2015;27:178-86.
Furze J, Kenyon LK, Jensen GM. Connecting classroom, clinic, and context:clinical reasoning strategies for clinical instructors and academic faculty. Pediatr Phys Ther 2015;27:368-75.

APPT Facts Sheets

Additional Resources

AAMC Academic Medicine: Conducting Research in Health Professions Education: From Idea to Publication

Pediatric Residency and Fellowship Development Resource Manual

Current Initiatives

In service to new and junior pediatric faculty the ACE SIG has supported the development of a Pre-Con for APPTAC 2018: Pediatric Physical Therapy Faculty Institute