PhysTEC: The Physics Teacher Education Coalition

The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) promotes the education of exemplary high school physics teachers in response to a critical shortage across the United States. PhysTEC member universities across the nation receive guidance and resources to transform their physics teacher training programs into models that increase diversity and inclusion, student retention, and graduation rates of aspiring physics teachers.

PTEC PhysTEC is a partnership between the American Physical Society (APS) and the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). The project is funded primarily by the National Science Foundation, and has received significant funds from the APS's 21st Century Campaign, as well as direct and in-kind support from each of its partner institutions.

Explore Coalition goals and the benefits of membership on the PhysTEC website.

2020 PhysTEC Conference

February 29 - March 1, 2020
The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
Denver, Colorado

Join us for the nation's largest meeting dedicated to the education of future physics teachers—featuring workshops on best practices, panel discussions by national leaders, and excellent networking opportunities for physics teacher educators. Learn more by visiting the event website.

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If you are interested in presenting a poster on your programs, best practices, or new research in physics education at the open poster session, you must submit an abstract to be included in the program. If you are an invited speaker, you will receive an abstract submission link in an email.

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