Hotel and Travel
Registration and Deadlines
Call for Share-A-Thon Topics
Present a Poster
The 2020 PhysTEC Conference will be held February 29th & March 1st in Denver, Colorado.
The program includes time for networking (both structured and unstructured) and several types of sessions and workshops. A tentative list follows, with a schedule grid is farther below. They will be updated when the schedule is finalized.
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.
- Advocacy for physics teacher preparation
- PhysTEC Awards Ceremony: The Teacher of the Year and The 5+ Club
Workshops and panels:
In Tower Court A:
- Building relationships between a physics department and a school of education
- Department Action Teams: Facilitated Teams Supporting Change in Departmental Structures and Culture
- Best Practices in Recruiting Pre-Service High School Physics Teachers Through Community College Partnerships
- How to Start a Regional PhysTEC Network in Your State
- How to Get and Run an NSF Noyce Scholarship 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
- Between the 2020 PhysTEC Conference and the 2020 APS March Meeting, LA Alliance faculty, Valerie Otero, Laurie Langdon, Eleanor Close, and Brooke Evans, will host a nuts-and-bolts workshop about running a Learning Assistant program.
- The workshop is free for anyone registered for the PhysTEC Conference or the APS March Meeting.