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OT Spotlight – Nancy Byrd, Guilford County Schools!

September 29, 2022

Nancy Byrd will be retiring from the Guilford County Schools (GCS) Occupational Therapy department on September 30th. She has been with GCS for 15 years – and has had an OT career spanning 41 years! Nancy has worked in adult and pediatric in-patient acute and rehabilitation settings as well as out-patient, home care, and hand therapy, … Continued

Change to the Statewide Meeting due to inclement weather

September 29, 2022

Due to the inclement weather forecasted across areas of NC in the coming days, the plans for this meeting have been adjusted as follows: The agenda/topics (sent in previous email) for the morning session (9am-12pm) will be delivered virtually. Registered participants should have already received the login information. If you had cancelled previously and now … Continued

Medicaid in Education On-Demand Course Now Available!

May 19, 2022

These on-demand modules provide background on why public schools recover costs for health services from Medicaid, the three programs available for Public School Unit (PSU) participation, how each program works, helpful practices and considerations for all who participate (and much more…). This course includes 4 modules; and will provide .3 CEUs (3 hours).

OT Month “Proud to be an OT” Results

May 19, 2022

See the results from the OT Month Menti Poll below. If you would like to participate, the poll is still open: I feel proud to be an OT/OTA when I….

OT Spotlight: April is OT Month!

April 18, 2022

April is Occupational Therapy Month – thank you school-based OT practitioners for all you do to support students, families, staff, administrators, and communities across NC! Check out the AOTA OT Month Resources for ways to celebrate and promote our profession. In celebration of #OTMonth: What makes you proud to be an OT/OTA?

OT Spotlight – Manashi Chakrabartty-Lim, Guilford County Schools!

April 8, 2022

Manashi Chakrabartty-Lim, OTR/L, will be retiring this summer after 24 years with Guilford County Schools at the wonderful age of 70! She is a graduate of the University of Sydney in Australia, having started her work life as a special education teacher in Singapore. Manashi started her OT career in Florida and has worked as … Continued

OT Spotlight – Meg Harris, Guilford County Schools!

March 24, 2022

Meg is completing her fourteenth year as an OT with Guilford County Schools and her sixth year as Lead OT. In her role as Lead OT, one of Meg’s passions is creating or improving processes that encourage OT professional growth to better serve our students, teachers, and schools. Two years ago, after realizing that OTs … Continued

OT Spotlight – Amy Flowers, Pitt County Schools!

March 17, 2022

Amy Flowers, OTR/L is retiring from Pitt County Schools after working 22 years in the district. She is a graduate of East Carolina University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. Amy has been an unsung hero, modeling student advocacy from the beginning … Continued