Committee on Physics in High Schools

The Committee on Physics in High School provides a community forum for high school physics teachers to share ideas, provides AAPT resources to support their classrooms, and encourages research-based practices to improve effectiveness in reaching all high school students.

Mission Statement


Guidelines for High School Physics Programs (PDF)
Review of High School Physics Texts

Committee Member List



  1. Provide a common meeting ground and opportunities for communication for high school teachers of physics and astronomy.
  2. Seek ways in which the AAPT can be of assistance to high school teachers, providing a channel of communication between the high school teachers and the Executive Board, Executive Office, Council, and membership of AAPT.