Maximize Your Membership
It’s membership renewal season at NATA, and we want to
make sure you’re taking full advantage of your membership!
What’s the best way to feel involved in your profession? By
joining your professional society and gaining instant access
to more than 35,000 ATs across the country and throughout
the world! One of the best ways to build your athletic training
network is to attend the annual NATA Clinical Symposia and
AT Expo. Where else will you find 10,000+ athletic trainers
in the same place with the same goals and same passion for
Offering quality continuing education options is one of
NATA’s top priorities. Are you utilizing the 10 free CEUs
you receive with your membership? The NATA Quiz Center
is a great resource for athletic trainers looking for CEU
opportunities. The CEU database can be searched by
level, subject, format, domain, track and course type. The
Quiz Center contains 200 courses, with more being added
all the time. Don’t forget whether you are renewing your
membership or joining NATA for the first time, you receive a
discount on your BOC recertification fee when paying both
at the same time through NATA.
As your professional association, NATA wants to support
your professional progress as your career develops.
Interested in a new job? The NATA Career Center is the
most comprehensive job listing service dedicated to athletic
training. Only NATA members can access this exclusive
resource. Members can post resumes (confidentially and free
of charge), save jobs they are interested in and apply for any
job listed on the database. At the time of this article, more
than 520 athletic training jobs were posted to the Career
Perhaps you love your job but think you’re due for a pay
raise. Access the NATA Salary Survey to have compelling
evidence to support your case, including the average
national salary of other ATs in similar roles. Salary surveys are
conducted every three years, and a new survey should be
released in early 2014.
How to Renew
Renewal invoices will be sent via email by November 1st. You
have the option to pay your dues with up to four installments:
Four installments – Renew by November 14, 2013
Three installments – Renew by December 14, 2013
Two installments – Renew by January 14, 2014
One installment – Renew by February 15, 2014
Want to learn more about NATA membership? Visit
www.nata.org/membership or email Member Services
Indy, Here We Come!
Make plans now to attend the 2014 NATA convention in The
Circle City. Housing opens in early November.
www.nata.org for more details.
By Jordan Grantham, NATA Communications Manager
NATA: Latest News and Updates