Commission on Education

The Commission on Education (COE) is one of the standing Commissions of the Representative Assembly established by the Bylaws of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

The COE is a visionary group that identifies, analyzes, and anticipates issues in education. It generates education-related policy recommendations to the AOTA Representative Assembly for deliberation. COE works in conjunction with the Academic Education (formerly Education) Special Interest Section and has interactions with the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). 

2018 Election Results

Congratulations to the following candidates who were elected to the Commission on Education.

Chairperson, Occupational Therapy - Academic Leadership Council
Gavin R. Jenkins, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Chairperson, Academic Fieldwork & Capstone Coordinators - Academic Leadership Council
Shannon Levandowski, OTD, OTR, BCP, SCSS
Term: March 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021


Want to read education-related Official Documents? Look under "Statements" and "Concept" and "Position Papers" on the Official Documents page