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Brian Jones, Committee Chair (2016)
Colorado State University
Dept of Physics
Fort Collins, CO United States 80523
Phone: (970) 491-5131; Fax: (970) 491-7947

Jonathan David Housley Gaffney, Vice Chair (2016)
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY United States 40475-3102
Phone: (724) 601-5936

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

Elizabeth C. Holsenbeck (2018)
Alabama State University
915 South Jackson St
Physics Dept
Montgomery, AL United States 36101-0271
Phone: (334) 229-4100; Fax: (334) 229-4406

Marisa Michelini (2016)
University of Udine (Italy)
DCFA -Physics Section -Udine University
Via Delle Science 208
Udine, Italy 33100
Phone: + 390432558208; Fax: + 390432558230

Margaret A. Norris (2018)
Black Hills State University
1200 University St
Spearfish, SD United States 57799
Phone: (605) 722-5049

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

Ann M. Robinson (2018)
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple St
Accounts Payable
Carrollton, GA United States 30118-0001
Phone: (678) 839-4087 - Janet

Jan Landis Mader, Ex Officio
Great Falls High School
1900 2nd Avenue South
Great Falls, MT United States 59405
Phone: (406) 268-6250

Rebecca Vieyra, Ex Officio
Office of the Executive Officer
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 209-3311

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) 209-3311; Fax: (301) 209-0845

Past Chairs

Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education

Kathleen Ann Falconer (2013)

Nina M. Morley Daye (2014)

William E. Reitz (2015)



  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.