Committee on Physics in Two-Year Colleges

The Committee on Physics at Two-Year Colleges will connect you to a diverse, resourceful and talented community dedicated to bridging all the gaps in education.

 Mission Statement




Committee Members

Glenda Denicolo, Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Thomas Herring, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Bob Brazzle (Term ending after WM2021)

Michael Butros (Term ending after WM2022)

Rumiana Nikolova Genov (Term ending after WM2021)

Kristine Lui (Term ending after WM2021)

Gregory Mulder (Term ending after WM2021)

Sherry L. Savrda (Term ending after WM2022)

Robert C. Hilborn, Ex Officio

Arlisa L. Richardson, Ex Officio

Past Chairs

Thomas Carter, PhD (2018)

Gregory Mulder (2019)

Nathan Quarderer (2020)



1. Provide a common meeting ground and opportunities for communication for two-year college teachers of physics and astronomy.

2. Explore topics of professional concern to two-year college teachers, including the framework of conditions and extra-classroom activities that affect the teacher and educational process.

3. Cooperate with the High School and Professional Concerns

4. Committees on professional topics of mutual concern.

5. Cooperate with the Undergraduate Education Committee on courses and curricula and on matters related to articulation for students transferring between institutions.

6. Make recommendations, through the Review Board and Executive Board, to the AAPT Council and membership, for activities that would be helpful to physics education and physics teachers.