Committee on Physics in High Schools

The Committee on Physics in High School provides a community forum for high school physics teachers to share ideas, provides AAPT resources to support their classrooms, and encourages research-based practices to improve effectiveness in reaching all high school students.

Mission Statement

Committee Website

Reports

Guidelines for High School Physics Programs (PDF)
Review of High School Physics Texts

 

Committee Members

Reed R. Prior, Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Justine Boecker, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Debbie S. Andres (Term ending after WM2021)

Bree K. Barnett Dreyfuss (Term ending after WM2022)

Edward J. Hasenohr (Term ending after WM2021)

Martha Lietz (Term ending after WM2021)

Mark S. Hannum, Ex Officio

Past Chairs

Marla Jane Glover (2018)

Charlene M. Rydgren (2019)

Eldred 'Jay' Bagley (2020)

 

Mission

  1. Provide a common meeting ground and opportunities for communication for high school teachers of physics and astronomy.
  2. Seek ways in which the AAPT can be of assistance to high school teachers, providing a channel of communication between the high school teachers and the Executive Board, Executive Office, Council, and membership of AAPT.