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1 “Membership in AAPT and Your Career as a Professional Physics Educator” Warren Hein Executive Officer American Association of Physics Teachers "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching"

2 Outline Addressing AAPT’s Critical Issues  Ongoing Successful Programs  New Funded Grants from NSF  Pending Grants and Planned Submissions  New 2009 Initiatives The Challenge for AAPT Sections  Section Membership Goals  Membership Recruitment Resources  Special Membership Offers

3 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" The AAPT Vision To be the leading resource and driving force in strengthening physics education and supporting physics educators Four critical issues that guide AAPT future activities: 1.Increase AAPT’s outreach and impact on physics teachers. 2.Increase the diversity and numbers of physics teachers and students 3.Improve the pedagogical skills and physics knowledge of teachers at all levels. 4.Increase our understanding of physics learning and of ways to improve teaching effectiveness.

4 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Ongoing Programs U.S. International Physics Olympiad Team AAPT Physics Bowl AAPT High School Photo and Video Contest Awards at International Science and Engineering Fair (with APS) Team America Rocket Challenge

5 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Ongoing Programs Workshops for New Pre- College Physics Teachers (Section Mini-grants) High School Physics Teacher Grants Physics Days at NSTA Regional Meetings AAPT/PTRA Professional Development Institutes Funded by NSF and DoE MSP

6 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Ongoing Programs Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Pre-Service Physics Teachers PhysTEC Noyce Scholarships (with APS) AAPT/SPS Summer Internships (with AIP) Student Memberships with Paper and Online Access to AJP & TPT Outstanding TA Awards

7 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Ongoing Programs Workshops for New Physics and Astronomy Faculty (with APS & AAS) comPADRE Digital Library for Physics and Astronomy Education (APS & AIP/SPS) National Task Force on Physics Teacher Preparation (APS & AIP) Bi-Annual Physics Department Chairs Conferences (with APS)

8 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Ongoing Programs PhysTEC (Physics Teacher Education Coalition) (APS & AIP) Physics Education Research Topical Group (PERTG) Bauder Fund Grants for Physics Outreach Programs Reviewers for Departmental Physics Programs Topical Conferences  Advanced Lab at 2009 Summer Meeting  Physics Education Research Conference (PERC)

9 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Publications American Journal of Physics - published since 1931, available in print and online with back issues available online to The Physics Teacher -published since 1963, available in print and online with back issues available to Physics Review Special Topics: Physics Education Research –peer reviewed electronic-only journal sponsored by APS, the AAPT and the APS FEd. (http://prst-per.aps.org/)

10 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Upcoming National Meetings 2009 Summer Meeting  July 25-29, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2010 Winter Meeting  February 13-17, Washington, D.C. (joint with APS) 2010 Summer Meeting  July 17-21, Portland State University, Portland, OR 2011 Winter Meeting  January 8-12, Jacksonville, FL 2011 Summer Meeting  July 23-28, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

11 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" New Funded Grants (October 2008) Enhancing STEM Student Learning Through Faculty Development Workshops for New Physics and Astronomy Faculty (with APS and AAS) Building Undergraduate Programs for the 21 st Century: SPIN-UP Regional Workshops (with APS and AIP) The Physics Classroom: Stewardship of Physics Education Resources on the Web (with APS and AIP/SPS) PhysTEC Noyce Scholars (with APS)

12 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Pending Grants and Planned Submissions Physics Education Research Users Guide (addition to comPADRE) – Pending Physics Teacher Education Coalition II (PhysTECII) (with APS) – Pending comPADRE Pathway II (with APS and AIP/SPS) to be submitted in April 2009 Enhancing STEM Student Learning Through Faculty Development Workshops for Two-Year College Physics Faculty to be submitted in May 2009

13 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" New Initiatives Recently Launched  Journal Table of Contents Alerts  Departmental Affiliations  Associate Memberships  eNNOUNCER  Annual Report  Endowments for AAPT Awards Coming Soon  Communities Module  Re-design of AAPT.org  AAPT Speakers Bureau  Podcasts of Plenary and Awards Sessions

14 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Fund Raising Endowment of Major Awards  Klopsteg Memorial Award  Melba Newell Phillips Award  Oersted Award  Richtmyer Memorial Award  Robert A. Millikan Award  J.D. Jackson Award for Graduate Teaching/Mentors  Excellence in Undergraduate Physics Teaching Award  Excellence in Pre-college Physics Teaching Award Support for Special Projects  New Teacher Fund  Special Projects Fund  Student Fund  International Physics Olympiad  Annual Awards Fund

15 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" The Challenge - Who We Are Now

16 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" The Challenge - Who We Will Be

17 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching"

18 Helping Sections Reach Their Goal Member Recruitment Resource Webpage  Brochures that can be downloaded and duplicated  PowerPoint presentation that can be used at section meetings  Podcast/DVD about member benefits  Membership dues information and information about special offers for section members.

19 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Helping Sections Reach Their Goal Support from the National Office  Brochures and sample publications for section meetings (“The Section Box”)  EXCEL spreadsheet with contact information for current members, prospective members, and lapsed members available upon request  Physics Days at NSTA Regional Meetings Customizable communities module available to each section (Web 2.0)

20 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Helping Sections Reach Their Goal Support from the Executive Board  Funds to support workshops for new pre- college teachers (section mini-grants)  AAPT Speakers Bureau with matching funds provided by National Office (proposed)  Associate Memberships  Incentive grant to sections for new members recruited between April1 and December 31, 2009 (Online and pdf application form available from section representatives)

21 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" New Special Offer for Section Members* Associate Members with a dues rate of $36 per year ($0.10 per day) Sections receive a $9.00 incentive grant for every Associate Member that joins from their section Associate Membership will be in effect for at least three years on a trial basis * First-timers only. Current members and previous members whose membership lapsed less than three years before applying for Associate Membership are ineligible.

22 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" New Special Offer for Section Members* Associate Members with a dues rate of $36 per year ($0.10 per day) Sections receive a $9.00 incentive grant for every Associate Member that joins from their section Associate Membership will be in effect for at least three year on a trial basis * First-timers only. Current members and previous members whose membership lapsed less than three years before applying for Associate Membership are ineligible.

23 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Associate Member Benefits 1.Article Packs of 42 articles from AJP or TPT per year-both current and back issues 2.Electronic table of contents for each issue of TPT and AJP 3.Physics Today magazine by paper and electronically 4.AAPT e-NNOUNCER and special ings 5.Discounts for registration at AAPT semi-annual meetings purchases at AAPT Store 6.AAPT Annual Review by paper and electronically 6.Access to a password-protected AAPT site containing Podcasts of selected AAPT meeting plenary and other sessions Podcasts of interest to physics teachers 7.Participation opportunities in iWEB community activities in AAPT Area Committee listservs in AAPT Area Committees 9.Reduction of 50% on semi-annual meeting registration to members who upgrade to full within the first year 10. Increased access to local section activities

24 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" New Full Membership Offer for Section Members* Sections receive 25% of the full dues payment as incentive grant for every new full member that joins from their section. Special offer will be in effect from April 1 - December 31, 2009 * First-timers only. Current members and previous members whose membership lapsed less than three years before applying for Membership are ineligible.

25 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" Professionals in any field should belong to the professional society representing that field, it is part of being a professional. For physics education professionals, that society is the American Association of Physics Teachers. You can be a full member of AAPT for less than $0.25 per day (pre- college teachers) or $0.45 per day (college and university faculty). Full members receive Physics Today in paper and online, The Physics Teacher or American Journal of Physics in paper and both online, and other benefits of membership such as member discounts, access to member only benefits, and the knowledge that they are supporting physics education and physics educators.

26 "Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching" AAPT Strengthening Physics Education Supporting Physics Educators


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