Volunteer Committees

There are many opportunities to volunteer your time, knowledge and experience within the paraoptometric community. If you are interested in making a difference, review the committee descriptions and follow the links below to get started. Volunteer forms may be submitted any time of the year as length of commitment may be flexible. Agenda, schedule and expectations will be sent upon admittance to a committee.

Committee

Description 

CPC Continuing Education Review Committee

  

Review, grant or deny approval requests for continuing education (CE) courses submitted to the Commission on Paraoptometric Certification (CPC). Review current recertification requirements and make recommendations as needed. Upon completion of the annual assignment, committee members will be awarded up to five (5) CE credit hours, based on participation, that can be used toward the requirements for certification renewal. Committee members must hold an active CPC certification.

For consideration, complete the CPC Volunteer Interest Form (member protected).

CPC Certification Examination Committee

  

Develop, evaluate and review test items according to psychometric standards as provided by the contracted testing company. Upon completion of the annual assignment, committee members will be awarded CE credits, based upon participation, that can be used toward the requirements for certification renewal. Committee members must hold an active CPO, CPOA or CPOT certification.

For consideration, complete the CPC Volunteer Interest Form (member protected).

CPC Coding Certification Examination Committee

  

Develop, evaluate and review test items according to psychometric standards as provided by the contracted testing company. Upon completion of the annual assignment, committee members will be awarded CE credits, based upon participation, that can be used toward the requirements for certification renewal. Committee members must hold an active CPOC, CPO, CPOA or CPOT certification.

For consideration, complete the CPC Volunteer Interest Form (member protected).

Paroptometric Resource Center Committee 

A committee of the AOA Board of Trustees

For consideration, contact the PRC at PRC@aoa.org