APTA Education Leadership Institute Higher Education Leadership Fellowship
    The Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship is a yearlong blended learning (online and onsite) program with curricular content that addresses the current and future needs of the profession and the educational community. Acceptance into this program is by application, requires the support of the academic institution, and is intended for novice (0-5 years) and aspiring program directors of physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs. The ELI Fellowship is designed for fellows to connect theory with practice and enable direct application of knowledge learned through the Fellowship to everyday work in physical therapy education and performance. In addition, the Fellowship provides mentoring by high quality, experienced academic administrators; teaching by highly qualified faculty; and peer networking to facilitate the development of future mentors and leaders.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Fellowship
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Higher Education Leadership
Website http://www.apta.org/eli/
Program Directors Name Dr Anne Reicherter, PT, DPT, PhD
Address Line 1 APTA, 1111 North Fairfax Street
Address Line 2 3rd Floor
City, State Zip Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone 703/706-8514
Email annereicherter@apta.org
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 04/01/2018
Admission Decision Date 1 03/30/2018
Program Start Date 1 07/01/2018
Interview Required No
Important Dates Not Applicable
Program Prerequisites
Courses Not Applicable
Certifications Not Applicable
Experience The applicant should be a current or emerging leader or academic administrator. Preference will be given to applicants identified as novice (0–5 years) PT and PTA academic administrator leaders. Aspiring program directors and program directors with more than 5 years of experience are also eligible and encouraged to apply. The applicant must be employed by a PT or PTA education program with CAPTE accredited or candidate status. The applicant must be qualified to serve in a PT or PTA program director position, as defined by CAPTE. The applicant must be a current APTA member.The applicant must be licensed/registered/certified or licensure eligible in the United States. No more than one applicant per institution can be accepted per cohort.
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions http://www.apta.org/ELI/Application/
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Not Applicable
Supplemental application fee amount Not Applicable
Link to supplemental forms or instructions http://www.apta.org/ELI/Application/
Essay Questions
To view essay questions, go to http://www.apta.org/ELI/Application/
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    Download the blank ELI nomination form (.pdf) from the APTA website. Send the form to your supervisor (program director, dean, or other appropriate administrator). Once signed by your supervisor, upload the completed form in the "Program Materials" section of RF-PTCAS.One evaluation must be submitted by the same supervisor who completed the ELI nomination form.
Program Details
Multi-site program No
Part-time versus Full-time Part Time
      Tuition $6,500.00
      Salary No
      Salary Type Not Applicable
      Benefits None
      Other Benefits Not Applicable
      Ability to earn higher degree No
      Higher degree available Not Applicable
      Program Length (in months) 13
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 0
      Maximum Number of Positions 18