PhysTEC Highlights

PhysTEC is a joint society project led by APS and the American Association of Physics Teachers, with National Science Foundation support. PhysTEC supports a limited number of institutions to develop innovative physics teacher education programs.

2017 PhysTEC Conference

February 17, 2017 - February 18, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta

The Physics Teacher Education Coalitions Annual Conference is the nation's largest meeting dedicated to the education of future physics teachers - featuring workshops on best practices, panel discussions by national leaders as well as excellent networking opportunities for physics teacher educators.

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PhysTEC Videos


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Teach Physics
The PhysTEC project has produced a video to excite and inspire physics majors to pursue careers in teaching.
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Mary Lee McJimsey Profile
A video profile of Mary Lee McJimsey, a PhysTEC teacher from the Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo class of 2006.
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Introduction to Noyce
A video introduction to the benefits of the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship, as told by two Noyce Scholars and a Noyce Program Coordinator.
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Increase in Physics Teachers Educated at PhysTEC Institutions


The PhysTEC project demonstrably increases the number of physics and physical science teachers graduating from PhysTEC institutions. 
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Teachers Graduating from PhysTEC Legacy Sites