Alexander has been involved with 70 separate formal meetings, devoted to organization of OEP Groups, and covering the States of Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Minnesota, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Indiana, averaging five cities in each state visited. For Skeffington – Educational Clinics – each two days to one week duration, a total of 66 cities in twelve States. A. M. Skeffington delivered approximately 330 in this period.
The 34th Annual Convention of the Texas Optometric Association in 1934 sponsored Optometric Extension Program teachings as their educational program. A banner in the meeting room (upper left) hailed Fort Worth as “Birthplace of the National Optometric Extension Program on March 15, 1931.” (Oklahoma also cl aimed the origination, so it was agreed among the leaders that the OEP was “conceived in Oklahoma and born in Texas.”)