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2014
Contact: Joshua Scott, J.D., M.A.Government Relations Specialist, Federation of State Massage Therapy Boardsjscott@fsmtb.org / 913-681-0380FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 1, 2014 FSMTB Invites Public Comment on Proposed Model Practice Act       (Overland Park, Kan. – August 1) – The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) is seeking comments from interested parties on its proposed Model...
FOSTERING COLLABORATION IN MASSAGE THERAPY AND BODYWORK EDUCATION  August 5, 2014 — For Immediate Release  1ST EDUCATIONAL CONGRESS ANNOUNCES DATES AND LOCATION   Fostering Collaboration in Massage Therapy and Bodywork Education To view the announcement in pdf version, click here. The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education and the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation are pleased...
SAVE THE DATE! July 21-28, 2015 COMTA is proud to co-sponsor the 2015 Educational Congress for massage and bodywork. See Alliance for Massage Therapy Education website for more details.
Send us your photos to share with the world! Posted by: Angie Myer    |    Thursday, May 22, 2014 The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation is improving its website experience for members, prospective members, and prospective students interested in attending a COMTA-accredited school.  And we want YOU to be a part of it by submitting photos...
Posted by: Angie Myer    |    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Commission Chair Thanks & Congratulations The COMTA Commission and Staff would like to thank Dr. Randy Swenson for his valuable service during his tenure as Commission Chair.  Dr. Swenson has been a dedicated leader and advocate for the Commission, its member institutions/programs, and the massage profession. ...
Posted by: Angie Myer    |    Monday, April 7, 2014 Eligibility Criteria Change for Institutional and Programmatic Applicants The Commission wishes to announce an important change for assisting new institutions and programs into the accreditation process and solicit public call for comment on the following change.  At its recent March 19 – 21, 2014 meeting, the...
Posted by: Angie Myer    |    Monday, April 7, 2014 Accreditation Grant Length Change Background: At its October 2013 meeting, the Commission voted to extend the grant of accreditation from five years to seven years, pending public call for comment. At its recent March 19 – 21, 2014 meeting, the Commission reviewed public comment data and voted...
Posted by: Angie Myer    |    Monday, April 7, 2014 Bylaws Revision – Commissioner Roles At its recent March 19 -21, 2014 meeting, the Commission amended its bylaws to expand the types of positions allowed on the Commission, and to allow some positions to be appointed rather than elected by the currently accredited members. This revision...
Posted by: Angie Myer    |    Monday, April 7, 2014 Commissioner Position Announcements The Commission on Massage Therapy Accrediation is pleased to announce the following Commissioners serving new terms on the Commission: Chair:  Commissioner Dawn Hogue accepted the nomination and unanimous Commission vote to serve as Chair.  Her term expires April 2016. Employer Position:  Commissioner CG...
Posted by: Angie Myer    |    Monday, April 7, 2014 March 19 – 21, 2014 Commission Meeting Commission Actions To view as PDF, click here. The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its March 19 – 21, 2014 Commission Meeting.  By action of the Commission, the following schools have received: Initial Accreditation (Institutional):• New...
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