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Registration for the 2018 Online Advocacy Academy is now closed. Please check back in 2019 for new opportunities.

The ASRT Online Advocacy Academy gives ASRT members the opportunity to learn how to affect positive change in the standards and regulations guiding the profession, as well as the skills they will need to protect the profession against future perils.

This 10-week course is designed to help participants:

  • Promote, enhance and defend the profession’s standards by developing skills to navigate the legislative and regulatory process.
  • Work toward a leadership position on their affiliate’s board and strengthen their affiliate society’s advocacy and media relations skills.
  • Develop personal advocacy and organizational skills.

Read the frequently asked questions about the Advocacy Academy

Course Topics

Who and what makes a good advocate and leader?

Strategic planning for advocacy efforts

Researching the issues and the legalities of lobbying

Working with change leaders

Telling your advocacy story to get others involved

Sustainable advocacy — keeping the program strong

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Online Advocacy Academy

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  • How much time does the online course take each week?

  • What technology is needed to participate in the academy?

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  • When will I receive course confirmation?

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