Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education

The Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education facilitates collaboration between AAPT and pre-high school students and educators to improve the learning of physics-related concepts and skills.

Session and Workshop Forms

Mission Statement



Committee Members

Nina M. Morley Daye, Chair (Term ending after WM2022)

Frank D. Lock, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2022)

Philomena N. Agu (Term ending after WM2022)

Alice M. Flarend (Term ending after WM2022)

Maajida L.C. Murdock (Term ending after WM2024)

Margaret A. Norris (Term ending after WM2022)

Shannon Wachowski (Term ending after WM2024)

Mark S. Hannum, Ex Officio

Martha Lietz, Ex Officio

Julie M. McIntyre, Staff Liaison

Past Chairs

Tommi Holsenbeck (2019)

Shawn Reeves (2020)

Shawn Reeves (2021)



  1. Serve the teachers of K-8 students and improve the physics learned in grades K-8.
  2. Work with the college teachers whose students are the future teachers of children in grades K-8.
  3. Sponsor sessions and workshops on programs and curricular materials for pre-service teachers in grades K-8.