2018 PhysTEC Conference

February 9, 2018 - February 10, 2018 in College Park, Maryland at the American Center for Physics

The Physics Teacher Education Coalitions Annual Conference is the nation's largest meeting dedicated to the education of future physics teachers. It featured workshops on best practices, panel discussions by national leaders as well as excellent networking opportunities for physics teacher educators.

The conference began Friday, February 9 and ended Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the American Center for Physics in College Park, MD.

Download slides from a few of the notable presentations below (PDF):

February 9
Plenary, Integrated Elements of an Action Plan Leading to Institutional Change, Charles Henderson
Share-a-Thon, Share-a-Thon, Trevor Smith
Workshop, Chair's Guide to Establishing a Teacher Preparation Program, Theodore Hodapp

February 10
Plenary, Get the Facts Out: Changing the Conversation around STEM Teacher Recruitment, Wendy Adams
Workshop, Self-assessment with the PTEPA: Slides & Handout, Stephanie Chasteen

The workshop was held jointly with the 2018 Building Thriving Programs Workshop.

Plenary Speakers

Wendy Adams
Colorado School of Mines
Charles Henderson
Western Michigan University