25 Years of Paving the Way for Public Protection

1986 - NPTE Award CeremonyNPTE

1988 - NPTE Award CeremonyNPTE

1993 - NPTE First Annual ConferenceNPTE

1997 - NPTE First Annual ConferenceNPTE

2001 - NPTE First Annual ConferenceNPTE

2005 - NPTE First Annual ConferenceNPTE

2011 - NPTE First Annual ConferenceNPTE

2012 - NPTE First Annual ConferenceNPTE

1980'sThe Birth of Our Federation

Proposal to Form a "More Perfect Union"1982

Task Force Set in Motion1986

Task Force Set in Motion

Members Honored1987

Honorary Members

A Federation is Born1987

Transfer of Exam Ownership Begins1988

NPTE Transfer Agreement Signed1989

NPTE Transfer Agreement

1990'sBuilding Our Organization

First Summit Meeting 1993

Fifty-three Jurisdictions Join the Federation1993

Federation Map

Exam Now Federation-Owned1993

First Strategic Plan1994

First Strategic Plan

Administrative Staff Committee Formed1994

Administrative Staff

New Federation-owned Building1996

New Federation-owned Building

One Passing Score Adopted1996

First Model Practice Act1996

The Model Practice Act for physical Therapy

A Refreshed "Federation Forum" Unveiled1996

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Computer-based Testing Introduced1996

Computer-based Testing

Council of Board Administrators Formed 1997

President's Award Established1998

Coursework Tools for Non-U.S. Educated PTs Developed1998

Foreign Credentialing Commission Created 1999

Foreign Credentailing Commission Created

Second Summit Meeting1999

2000'sImproving Our Processes

Exam Development and Administration Brought In-House2000

Richard McDougall Long Term Service Award2002

Richard McDougall Award

NPTE Earns Accreditation Status 2003

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Updated FSBPT Vision Statement2003

Collaboration Results in Tools for Legislators2006

Changes in Healthcare Professions Scope of Practice Legistative Considerations

Coursework Tools for the Non-U.S. Educated PTA2007

Continuing Competence Program Approved2007



2010'sWorking Toward a More Secure Future

Earthquake 5.8: All Shook Up2010

Third Summit Meeting2011

Continuing Competence Website Launch2011

FSBPT Continuing Competence Website

Year of Transition2011

25th Anniversary Celebration2012

Our Resources Grow2012

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A Bright Future Ahead2012