AAPT Fellowships Announced


College Park, Maryland, United States, January 28, 2014—The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) has announced the establishment of an AAPT Fellowship Program.

The criterion for selection of Fellows is exceptional contribution to AAPT’s mission, to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching. Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one's professional peers.

Any AAPT member who has maintained an active membership for at least 7 years is eligible for nomination for Fellowship. Nominations will be made through an online process to be developed by the Executive Office.

At the inauguration of the Fellowship program, all previous winners of awards for service to AAPT who are current members of AAPT and have been members for the last 7 years will be automatically made Fellows.

About AAPT
AAPT is an international organization for physics educators, physicists, and industrial scientists—with members worldwide. Dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching, AAPT provides awards, publications, and programs that encourage teaching practical application of physics principles, support continuing professional development, and reward excellence in physics education. AAPT was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in the American Center for Physics in College Park, Maryland.

For more information: Contact Marilyn Gardner, Director of Communications, mgardner@aapt.org, (301)209-3306, (301)209-0845 (Fax)