Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education

The Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education facilitates collaboration between AAPT and pre-high school students and educators to improve the learning of physics-related concepts and skills.

Session and Workshop Forms

Mission Statement

Honorable Mention - 2021



Committee Members

Maajida L.C. Murdock, Chair (Term ending after WM2024)

Philomena N. Agu (Term ending after WM2024)

Frank D. Lock (Term ending after WM2024)

Jennifer J. Neakrase (Term ending after WM2026)

Priscilla Jay Tuttle (Term ending after WM2025)

Marianna A. Ruggerio, At Large High School Representative (Term ending after WM2024)

Mark S. Hannum, Ex Officio

Julie M. McIntyre, Staff Liaison

Past Chairs

Shawn Reeves (2021)

Nina M. Morley Daye (2022)

Frank D. Lock (2023)



  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.