AAPT: American Association of Physics Teachers
American Association of Physics Teachers
AAPT® is a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
Join The 2020 U.S. Physics Team
Represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition with other high school students. Registration ended December 5, 2020.
2020 AAPT Summer Meeting
The 2020 Summer Meeting in Grand Rapids, MI will be held
July 18-22, 2020
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September 6, 1941 - January 1, 2020
Dr. Curtis J. Hieggelke Hall of Fame community college teacher and AAPT TYC leader, died January 1, 2020 at the age of 78.Learn More
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AAPT Member Spotlight
Prior to joining Chandler-Gilbert, I served as the Director of Learning Support Services at Estrella Mountain Community College, where I taught physics as an adjunct. Through a mentorship with Dwain Desbien, in 2009 I joined AAPT and I participated in the 2011 AAPT New Faculty Experience for Two-year college faculty.
As a member of AAPT, I have made invaluable professional connections and a host of amazing friends that have resulted in great collaborative projects. In 2017, I was selected as a delegate on the United States Team of Women in Physics at the International Conference of Women in Physics in Birmingham, UK. Currently, I am serving as the Two-Year College Member-at-large on the AAPT Board of Directors. I am also is part of TEAMUP, the American Institute of Physics national research initiative that examined the reasons for persistent underrepresentation of African Americans in Physics.
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