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Jon Gaffney, Chair (2017)
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY United States 40475-3102
Phone: (724) 601-5936

Ann M. Robinson, Vice Chair (2019)
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple St
Accounts Payable
Carrollton, GA United States 30118-0001
Phone: (678) 839-4087 - Janet

Eugene L. Easter (2017)
Streetsboro HS
540 S Ridgecliff Dr
Tallmadge, OH United States 44278
Phone: (330) 626-4902

Edward J. Hasenohr (2019)
Mill River Union High School
2321 Middle Road
North Clarendon, VT United States 05759
Phone: (802) 775-3451; Fax: (802) 775-6447

Elizabeth C. Holsenbeck (2018)
Alabama State University
915 South Jackson St
Physics Dept
Montgomery, AL United States 36101-0271
Phone: (334) 229-4776; Fax: (334) 229-4957

William E. Reitz (2017)
2921 Kent Rd
Silver Lake, OH United States 44224

Shane E. Wood (2019)
Mounds View Public Schools
350 Hwy 96 W
Shoreview, MN United States 55126
Phone: (651) 621-6063

Jan Landis Mader, Ex Officio
Great Falls High School
1900 2nd Avenue South
Great Falls, MT United States 59405
Phone: (406) 268-6388

Rebecca Vieyra, Ex Officio
Office of the Executive Officer
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 209-3309

Richard Ballentine, Staff Liaison
American Association of Physics Teachers
Office of the Executive Officer
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD United States 20740-3845
Phone: (301) 209-3304; Fax: (301) 209-0845

Past Chairs

Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education

Nina M. Morley Daye (2014)

William E. Reitz (2015)

Brian Jones (2016)



  1. Serve the teachers of K-8 students and improve the physics learned in grades K-8.
  2. Work with the college teachers whose students are the future teachers of children in grades K-8.
  3. Sponsor sessions and workshops on programs and curricular materials for pre-service teachers in grades K-8.