6/3/2016 - The OTA Certificate of Professional Education
forms (Statements of Graduation) were emailed to the Wisconsin Dept of
Safety & Professional Services today. Please give the board another few
weeks to process the statements. If you don't hear about a test date by June
22, please contact Lisa Hall @
firstname.lastname@example.org or 800/243-9482 x2221.
Occupational Therapy Assistant Graduate Page
If you are graduating from the
OTA program, this page is for you!
of graduating the studentsí records may take up to 15 business days AFTER graduation to complete.
The (OTACPE) Occupational Therapy Assistant Certificate of Professional
Education form (Statements of Graduation)
will NOT be mailed to the WI Dept. of Safety & Professional
Services (DSPS) until all campuses report the studentsí records have been
completed and a report is run to confirm. DSPS requires an additional
15-20 business days to process the forms.
In order to give WITC and
DSPS time to
process all the paperwork, WITC will only respond to inquiries regarding the
process 6 weeks after graduation. Updates will be posted on the web as
your MyWITC portal to indicate your plans to attend the graduation
ceremony. Complete the Graduation Information Form (in an email from the
Registrar's office) and turn it in to Student Services. You will need to
complete this form whether or not you plan to attend the graduation
Ensure all of your WITC
accounts are paid and you do not owe money to WITC
Ensure your high school
transcript is on file with WITC in Student Services
Ensure ALL required
coursework has been completed with a "C" or better, and/or credit for prior
learning has been processed
NBCOT application process
appropriate state licensure/credentialing process
required OT Practice and Management (10-514-185) class on campus in May
- Within one (1) month after graduation, request an official transcript
(http://www.witc.edu/academics/transfer/transcript.htm) be sent to NBCOT
confer date of graduation and degree earned .
On the Basic Order Information page, be sure to check
for posting of current semester degrees, which means WITC will not
release your transcript until your degree has been conferred. If you
do not check this box, you will end up requesting & paying for a 2nd
transcript to be sent when your degree has been conferred.
All transcript requests must be made online and sent directly to
NBCOT by WITC:
12 South Summit Avenue, Suite 100
Gaithersburg MD 20877-4150
Or send it electronically using a secure document transfer program to:
weeks after graduation, please check this page for updated information as to
when the OTACPEs
were submitted to Wisconsin DSPS.
This web page and your student email will be
the only notifications you will receive from us.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Collect OTACPEs from students and send to Allied Health Technician in
2. Make note of any student who is missing OTACPE
3. Inform students where they can find graduation process and forms on the website
Allied Health Technician will process, stamp and submit all OTACPEs via
to DSPS. Copies will be kept in Shell Lake for 1 year.
here for Application and
Statement of Graduation information.
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