ATEC

Athletic Training Educators' Conference (ATEC)

Held every other year, ATEC is the premier event for athletic training educators.

 

General Information

 

ATEC 2017: Innovation in Athletic Training Education

More than 530 athletic training educators attended ATEC 2017 February 17-19 at the DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas.  The conference theme was “Innovation in Athletic Training Education" and featured large plenary presentations, interactive breakout sessions, focused model practice presentations, peer-to-peer discussions and poster presentations.  Attendees of ATEC 2017 earned up to 9.5 CEUs. 

 

2017 Education Research Forum

The Education Research Forum, presented by the NATA Education Advancement Committee, was geared toward novice and existing educational researchers who wanted to continue to enhance their knowledge and skills related to educational research methodologies, scholarship and grant submission processes. More than 100 educators attended the forum to advance professional and personal practice while getting the opportunity to network and learn from experts in the field. The Education Research Forum was Feb.17, 2017 so that ATEC attendees could attend the forum prior to the start of ATEC.  Attendees of the forum earned up to 4.25 CEUs in addition to any CEUs earned at ATEC 2017.

 

ATEC 2015

NATA hosted its Athletic Training Educators’ Conference (ATEC) Feb. 27 – March 1, 2015 in Dallas.  If you couldn’t make it to ATEC 2015 be sure to check out the 2015 ATEC Program (pdf) for an overview of the programming offered.  You can also read a full transcript of the keynote speech (pdf) by NATA Hall of Famer and the dean of the College of Health at the University of Utah, Dave Perrin, PhD, ATC, FNATA.   For copies of slides relating to each session outlined in the ATEC Program file above see the ATEC Handout Library.  Photos of ATEC 2015 are shared on NATA Photozone.