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Support the work of the College

The College’s success depends on the participation of kinesiologists who are committed to fulfilling our mandate of protecting the public. By getting involved, you will:

The College welcomes kinesiologists who are eager to share knowledge and experience and learn about how we protect the public by regulating the practice of kinesiology! You can support the College’s work by:

Learn about why and how Ben Matthie became involved.

Current opportunities

We are currently seeking kinesiologists to join the Examination Committee and Item Writing Committee to support the development of CKO’s Entry-to-Practice Exam. Expand the item below to learn more details.

Are you eager to contribute to and help shape your profession? The CKO is seeking applications from kinesiologists interested in joining the Examination Committee and Item Writing Committee, which support the development of the entry-to-practice exam.

Examination Committee

The Examination Committee is responsible for managing CKO’s entry-to-practice exam, including the final review of exam items and determining the cut score for exam forms. The Committee will meet approximately 3-4 times a year, and each meeting typically lasts one to two consecutive days.

Item Writing Committee

The Item Writing Committeeis responsible for developing CKO’s entry-to-practice exam questions that align with CKO’s Examination Blueprint. Item writing sessions will occur in select panels 2-3 times a year, each lasting two consecutive days. Members will be expected to attend at least one session.

Why join Committees?

By joining the Committees, you will:

  • gain a deeper knowledge of the competencies that differentiate the kinesiology profession,
  • network and collaborate with other kinesiologists, and
  • build your resume with activities that contribute to advancing the profession.

2024 Time Commitment (tentative)

  • Examination Committee: a two-day in person meeting in September 2024.
  • Item Writing Committee: one-hour virtual training (with homework) in May 2024, two-day item writing sessions in June and August 2024. *Please note, item writing sessions will be held with select panels and we do not anticipate members to attend more than one two-day session in a calendar year. 

Selection and Qualification

Each appointment is for a two-year term that will commence in May 2024, with the possibility of reappointment. We are recruiting several members for each Committee.

In determining the composition of the Committees, CKO will consider the knowledge and experience needed for particular areas to ensure broad representation from all areas of practice. Consideration will be given to the following:

  • Representation across academic/practice settings, demographic information and geographical regions;
  • Representatives reflecting subject matter expert diversity;
  • Currency of practice;
  • Language Proficiency (French or English);
  • Other relevant experience; and
  • Registration history and status with the CKO.

Members will receive training and collaborate with the contracted exam provider. Meetings may be held virtually or in person in downtown Toronto. Advanced notice will be provided. Members are paid a per diem for each session attended, with reasonable travel, accommodation and meal expenses reimbursed in accordance with CKO policy.

Application

Interested? Download the Application Form and submit it via email to Fiona Teape, Director of Registration, by 5 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2024.

Please include a copy of your resume or C.V. Entry-level practitioners are welcome to apply.

Questions? Please contact Fiona Teape by email or at (416) 961-7000 ext. 105.