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

Shawn Reeves, Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Nina M. Morley Daye, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Alice M. Flarend (Term ending after WM2022)

Brian Jones (Term ending after WM2021)

Sharon Kirby (Term ending after WM2021)

Carolyn D. Sealfon (Term ending after WM2021)

Mark S. Hannum, Ex Officio

Martha Lietz, Ex Officio

Julie McIntyre, Staff Liaison

Past Chairs

Tommi Holsenbeck (2019)

Shawn Reeves (2020)



  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.