Read Harvey Leff's summary of the Seattle meeting here.
Summary of Board and Council Actions Taken at the Seattle Meeting
View the report from Mary Beth Monroe here.
Planning Action Group Report
A summary of impact goals and drafts of vision and values statements are available here.
A Request from the Nominations Committee
Read their open letter to the membership here.
Looking for Older Announcements?Interactions Across Physics and Education Launched
Visit our revamped Announcements Archive.
Now Available: Press Releases
Visit our Press Releases page.
Earlier this month, AAPT mailed to all members our new general-interest magazine that deals with education in physics spectrum-wide. We are soliciting your feedback on this initial issue. Read more about Interactions and the transition of the Announcer here.
2007 AAPT High School Photo Contest Now Accepting Entries
We have finalized this year's rules and the contest is now open. The early-bird deadline is March 15 and the final deadline is May 15. For more details and an entry form, visit the contest homepage.
Building Named for Marv Nelson
The president and board of trustees of Green River Community College have proposed naming the college's new science building in honor of retired physics instructor Marv Nelson. Nelson, who received the American Association of Physics Teachers national award for Outstanding Introductory College Physics Teacher of the year in 1999, taught at Green River for more than three decades. More details are available here.
AAPT Physics Test Preparation Collection on CD-ROM
AAPT has produced the AAPT Physics Test Preparation Collection to help teachers prepare their students to take the screening exam for the Physics Team and the Physics Bowl contests. Students can review past exams and work through actual physics-competition-style problems. For more information about these new CDs, please visit the website.
AAAS Resource Directory of Scientists and Engineers with Disabilities, 4th Ed.Publish Your News Here
Individuals with disabilities who hold graduate or undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics are invited to participate in this prestigious Resource Directory to be published in the spring of 2007. The directory will available upon request in print and CD-ROM formats. The deadline is March 15, 2007. For more information about the project, visit the website or e-mail Tesa Leon (or call 202-326-6582).
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