Conference

2014 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference

May 19, 2014 - May 20, 2014 in Austin, TX at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Building Leadership

UTeachThe 2014 Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) Conference will be held May 19-20 in conjunction with the UTeach Institute Annual Conference in Austin, TX.

The Physics Teacher Education Conference is the nation's largest meeting dedicated to physics teacher education. It features workshops, panel discussions, and presentations by national leaders, as well as excellent networking opportunities.

Conference Registration

Conference registration is now open! The PhysTEC member rate is $150 and the non-member rate is $295.  PhysTEC Conference attendees may also register now for the UTeach Conference for a discounted rate of $200.

Joint PhysTEC-UTeach Plenary Speaker

Arthur Levine, Woodrow Wilson Foundation


Plenary Speakers

Nicole Gillespie, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

    
David E. Meltzer, Arizona State University


Susan R. Singer, National Science Foundation


Conference Threads

Workshops and panels will be presented in the following threads:
  • Leading through sustainability
  • Learning Assistants
  • Pedagogical training for physics teachers
  • Recruiting and retaining future physics teachers
  • Leading professional communities

Travel Support for Minority-Serving Institutions

We are committed to supporting minority-serving institutions that wish to become leaders in physics teacher preparation, and are offering a limited number of stipends of up to $800 to qualified institutions to support travel to the conference.

For more information, and to apply, download the
Travel Support Application.