Spring 2009 Newsletter

David G. Haase, Editor

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In this Issue

From the Chair
Ernest Malamud
Appointment of Editorial Board for the Forum on Education
The charge to the Editorial Board comes from a recent policy adopted by the APS Council.
Attend the FEd Sessions at the 2009 March and April APS Meetings!
Peter Collings
Election of New FEd Officers and Members of the Executive Committee
The new officers will take their posts at the end of the FEd business meeting at the APS Denver meeting.
2009 Excellence in Physics Education Award
The 2009 Award will be presented at the APS April Meeting
New Fellows of the American Physical Society nominated from the Forum on Education
Two APS members were named Fellows of the APS nominated from the Forum on Education: John Belcher and Stephen C. McGuire
Letter to the Editor
Letter from Patricia T. Viele
2008 Conference on K-12 Outreach Proceedings Available Online
This was the seventh in a series sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and The Science House at NC State University
Thoughts on Chairmanship of the American Physical Society Committee on Education
Michael Marder
Revising Florida’s K-12 Science Standards
Paul Cottle
Support for High School Physics Teachers through the Alabama Science in Motion Program
Paul Helminger
Physics Faculty And Educational Researchers: Partners In Reform
Charles Henderson and Melissa H. Dancy
APS PhysicsQuest
Rebecca Thompson-Flagg
Voices from the Classroom: A Journey There and Back Again
Drew Isola
Chemistry Education: Issues and Trends
Melanie Cooper
The FGSA in 2008 and Prospects for the Future
Amber L. Stuver
Teacher Preparation Section
Teacher Preparation Section
John Stewart, Editor
The National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
Joan Prival
Private Funding for Physics Teacher Preparation at James Madison University
Mark Mattson