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November 1, 2011

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WVC 2011


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In This Issue
Sponsor: WVC
NAVTA Annual Conference
NVTW Contest
Executive Board

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Register now for the NAVTA Annual Conference! 


The NAVTA Annual Conference is only two weeks away! It will take place November 18 - 20, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The event is RACE-approved for 10 hours of CE for technicians. A complete schedule of events is available here. Online registration is available on the NAVTA website. Email for additional information. 

Announcing the NVTW Contest Winners! 


In celebration of National Vet Tech Week this year, NAVTA created the NVTW contest. To participate in the contest, members posted a picture or a brief description of how they / their practice celebrated National Vet Tech Week on the NAVTA Facebook page.

Congratulations to our winners!

1st place - Terry Rundell
2nd place - Jaimie Bayles Davis
3rd place - Courtnie Brooks
4th place - Chrissy Shultz

Don't forget, you can also send your celebration photos and details to for possible publication!

Help with this Survey!


Julie Legred, Companion Animal Parasite Council Board Member, is seeking help and input for her 2012 sessions at NAVC and WVC titled "Top 20 Questions on Fecal Diagnostics". Help her in getting the answers you need.

To complete the survey, click here.  

Submit Your Nominations Today!


Nominations for Vet Tech of the Year, SCNAVTA Advisor of the Year, and SCNAVTA Chapter of the Year are being accepted until today, November 1, 2011. Applications are available on the NAVTA website or you can email to submit.

 Winners will be announced at the NAVTA Annual Conference in November.

Remember to Vote for the 2012 NAVTA Executive Board!


Voting is still open for the 2012 NAVTA Executive Board. Active NAVTA members will receive a ballot with their fall issue of The NAVTA Journal. A downloadable copy of the ballot is also available on the NAVTA website. Ballots must be postmarked by November 4, 2011 and include an active NAVTA membership number to be considered.

Two More Schools Receive NAVTA Approval!


Two additional schools, Worcester Technical High School and Harper College have received NAVTA approval for their veterinary assistant programs. Three others schools, Front Range Community College, VetMedTeam and Brookdale Community College (in collaboration with Red Bank Veterinary Hospital), were previously approved. 

For more information about submitting a program for NAVTA approval, visit the NAVTA website