2015 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference

February 5, 2015 - February 7, 2015 in Marriott Seattle Waterfront, Seattle, Washington

Registration is now closed.

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.  The theme of the conference is Building Thriving Programs.

The Conference begins at 3:00 pm Thursday, February 5 and ends at 11:00 am Saturday, February 7.  There is a pre-conference Learning Assistant Workshop from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm Thursday, February 5.   Conference attendees are also invited to attend a teacher Professional Development meeting at the University of Washington with outstanding teachers from the Seattle area.

The PhysTEC Conference will be held jointly with the Building a Thriving Undergraduate Physics Program Workshop.

Joint Plenary with Building a Thriving Undergraduate Physics Program Workshop

Ron Henderson, Middle Tennessee State University

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 $1000 to qualified institutions to support travel to the conference. The deadline to submit an application to receive a MSI travel grant is December 6 although applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis.

Download the MSI travel grant application
(Download this PDF to your computer. Then fill out the PDF using Adobe Acrobat and email the completed application to Renée Royal at