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NCBOT OTA Representative Position

Good morning Fellow Practitioners. 


We have an exciting opportunity for anyone who is looking to get more involved in the profession.  The NCBOT is looking for an OTA representative on the board. This position would require presence at the board meetings which are held 6 times a year, generally on the 3rd Monday every other month. The responsibilities would include assisting with decisions surrounding the following issues:


  • Establish and determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licensure to practice occupational therapy in this State
  • Conduct investigations, subpoena individuals and records, and do all other things necessary and proper to discipline persons licensed under this Article and to enforce this Article.
  • Communicate disciplinary actions to relevant State and federal authorities and to other state occupational licensing authorities. 
  • Issue and renew, deny, suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue any license under NCBOT articles
  • Adopt, amend, or repeal any reasonable rules or refulations necessary to carry out the purposes of the Article, including but not limited to rules establishing ethical standards of practice.
  •      Conduct administrative hearings in accordance with Chapter 150B of the General Statutes when a “contested case” as defined in G.S. 150B-2(2) arises under this Article.
  •      Establish reasonable fees for applications, initial and renewal licenses; and other services provided by the Board.


Nominations are now open through August 8th. Anyone who is interested in the position can send a letter and letter of intent to [email protected]


Please feel free to share with other practitioners you feel may be interested. 


April is OT Month! 

See the Proclamation from the Governor of North Carolina!!



We are pleased to announce the NCOTA Student Scholarship Award winners.  Details on the scholarship can be found below. 

  • Cassie Fraser-Ball received the OT scholarship. Cassie is a student at UNC-CH in their occupational therapy program
  • Valencia Barrett received the OTA scholarship and is a student at Southwestern Community College in their occupational therapy assistant program.

Congratulations ladies! 


NCOTA Student Scholarship Award





FAYETTEVILLE – Methodist University’s second doctoral program Occupational Therapy is the first doctorate-level Occupational Therapy program in North Carolina.