OT/PT Continuing Education Seminar

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Integrating OT & PT into Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTTS)

Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, 2022
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

This 2-day session will clarify how occupational and physical therapy practitioners are equipped to be effective contributors to Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. We will explore practical strategies to support these efforts in building capacity in each of our school communities. This course will incorporate Universal Design for Learning and rely on group activities for active engagement.

Sessions include

This presentation is designed for Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists; however, other related services providers and special education professionals are welcome to attend including Speech-Language Pathologists, Assistive Technology Specialists and Special Education Teachers.


Each participant will


Laurie Ray, PT, PhD (she/her)
Consultant for Physical Therapy and Medicaid  
NC Department of Public Instruction, Division of Exceptional Children & Associate Professor 
UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Physical Therapy Division

Laurie Ray, PT, PhD

Laurie Ray has over 20 years of experience in school-based practice in North Carolina. Laurie has served North Carolina as the Physical Therapy Consultant for NC Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) since 2005, Medicaid consultant since 2006 and Adapted Physical Education liaison from 2010-2021. She received her MPT and PhD (Special Education) from UNC Chapel Hill and returned to UNC-Chapel Hill as an Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy.  

Laurie currently serves the APTA Pediatric Physical Therapy as Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Leadership Coordinator. She is a reviewer for Pediatric Physical Therapy and on the editorial board for Pediatric Occupational and Physical Therapy. Laurie previously served on the Boards of the National Alliance of Medicaid in Education, the NC Vocational Rehabilitation Council and as Chair of the APTA Pediatrics School SIG. 

Bridgette LeCompte, MS, OTR/L

Bridgette LeCompte, MS, OTR/L

Bridgette LeCompte is the Consultant for Occupational Therapy to the NC Department of Public Instruction and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at UNC Chapel Hill. Bridgette has worked in North Carolina and Virginia Public Schools, as well as outpatient pediatric settings prior to starting her current position in January 2020. Bridgette participated in the AOTA Emerging Leader Program and served as the VOTA School System Liaison. Bridgette has presented at the national, state, and local level on a variety of topics. She has also published continuing education articles for AOTA, a column in the Journal of OT, Early Intervention, and Schools, and other practice resources. 

Bridgette is passionate about empowering others and promoting occupational justice through the provision of contextual and collaborative services, implementation of OT’s full scope of practice in schools, and OT involvement in MTSS to support the needs of all students and staff. Bridgette enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the outdoors, and listening to music in her free time. 

CEU credit

This course is offered for 1.2 CEUs. (12 hours)
Nebraska Physical Therapy Association (NPTA) CEUs

Sponsored by

Physical Therapy department
UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI)

Registration details

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Munroe-Meyer Institute, Scott Campus
Warren G. Sanger Conference Center, Room 10046
6902 Pine St
Omaha, NE 68106


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Contact us

Please email us with questions or call 402-559-6415.