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Thank you all for a great conference in 2023! We have started planning for our 2024 Annual Conference and look forward to seeing you there. More details coming soon!

Save the Date: 

Dates: October 18-20, 2024

Location: Athens, GA

University of Georgia Center for Higher Education and Hotel


We could not have conference without our sponsors! 

THANK YOU to our 2023 Conference Sponsors!



Linda Stephen's Scholarship Sponsor 

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Platinum Level Sponsor 

Gold Level Sponsors


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Break Sponsors



Associational Partners


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The Georgia Occupational Therapy Association extends our deepest condolences to all who are affected by the ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza. We stand with first responders and healthcare professionals, including occupational therapy practitioners, who have or are experiencing trauma, mourning losses, and are supporting the healing, recovery, and resiliency of others. It is our hope to see peace in the region, the expedient release of all hostages, and for the strength, safety, and wellbeing for all.



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GOTA is proud to partner with Aspire OT to offer our virtual continuing education course library. As a member benefit, most courses are free or discounted for GOTA members. Members will also receive discounted access to Aspire OT's course content. New courses are added monthly. 

GOTA members have access to free and discounted CE courses (login required). 
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Non-members can also access GOTA's online CE courses with a course fee.
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Current Initiatives

State Reciprocity

GOTA is now partnering with the Alabama, Louisiana, and Tennessee OT associations (ALOTA, LOTA,  and TNOTA) to bring our states together to offer more pathways for learning, disseminating knowledge, and beyond! More exciting opportunities are ahead as our three states work together!


International Initiative

The GOTA board  just approved an international membership for OTPs or identifying OT practitioners in other countries who are in need for educational opportunities, mentoring, and resources. The first country GOTA is looking at partnering with is Ukraine. Within this initiative, Ukraine Ergotherapists (Occupational Therapy practitioners in their country), will be able to attend our annual conference, workshops, other CE events, as well as have access to resources, such as Legislative Day and how they could bring this to their country! We are also considering a “buddy” partnership in which a therapy practitioner here could be partnered with a therapy practitioner there to open dialogue, conversation, and learning from each other. Anyone interested in working towards developing this initiative currently, please contact Stephanie Johnson, GOTA president directly at [email protected]


Dry Needling

A HB was introduced in 2023. Stay tuned during the 2024 session for more details on this bill.

New Courses 

Visit back for more details. If you have a course idea or are interesting in assisting in planning courses, Please contact [email protected]

Collaboration with APTA of Georgia

GOTA is also working towards interprofessional initiatives with APTA of Georgia for educational opportunities, presentations, and beyond. If interested in assisting to lay the path for this initiative, please contact [email protected].


Want to be more involved with GOTA but not sure were to start? Contact [email protected].  We have many projects and are always looking for volunteers! 





Contact GOTA: 

Georgia Occupational Therapy Association

P.O. Box 495
Gainesville, GA 30503
United States


Volunteer Opportunities

Feel like you need to make a bigger impact in your profession? Want to help advance Occupational Therapy in the state of Georgia? GOTA is the perfect organization to get started! We are actively looking for members to fill different executive board and committee positions. If you would like to get more involved, please click on the link below to learn more.

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