Hotel and Travel
Registration and Deadlines
Call for Share-A-Thon Topics
Present a Poster
The 2020 PhysTEC Conference was held February 29th - March 1st in Denver, Colorado.
The program included time for networking (both structured and unstructured) and several types of sessions and workshops. The list of session follows, with a schedule grid farther below.
In Windows room:
- Advice from the trenches: A panel of physics teachers discusses how they were (or were not) prepared by their teacher education programs.
- Physics Teacher Preparation: Helping Not Hurting
- State of PhysTEC Address and PhysTEC Awards Ceremony
Workshops and panels:
In Tower Court A:
- Building relationships between physics departments and schools of education
- Faculty Perceptions of the Teaching Profession: PTaP.HE categorization, interpretation, and setting a benchmark
- Best Practices in Recruiting Pre-Service High School Physics Teachers Through Community College Partnerships
- How to Start a Regional PhysTEC Network in Your State
- Lessons Learned in the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program: Winning and Servicing the Grant
In Tower Court B:
- New Resources for Getting the Facts Out about STEM Teaching Professions
- Program Sustainability: Building Institutional Commitment for Teacher Education
- "If You Can't Measure It, You Can't Improve It." Use and Interpretation of the PTEPA Rubric
- Periscope: Looking into Learning in Best-Practices Physics Classrooms
- Cultivating an Inclusive Culture in the Physics Department Through a Learning Assistant Program
In Tower Court C:
- The Underrepresentation Curriculum Project
- Supporting Teachers in their Instruction and in Meeting Longer-Term Professional Goals with the PEER Physics Suite
- Utilizing Teacher Communities to Strengthen Your Teacher Preparation PRogram
- STEP UP Ambassador Program Workshop
- Share-a-Thon: Get the Facts Out
Post-conference extended workshop:
Essential Elements for Setting Up Your Learning Assistant Program
- After the 2020 PhysTEC Conference, LA Alliance faculty Valerie Otero, Laurie Langdon, Eleanor Close, and Brooke Evans hosted a nuts-and-bolts workshop about running a Learning Assistant program.
- The workshop was free for anyone registered for the PhysTEC Conference or the APS March Meeting.