2010 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference Schedule

Calvert
Governor's
Capitol
Embassy
Hampton

Diversity in Physics Education: Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century

The PhysTEC Conference was held from Thursday, February 11, 2010 through Saturday, February 13, 2010 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC.

Click on any of the session titles for workshop descriptions or presenter names for biographical information.

Friday, February 12, 2009
  Preparing physics teachers for urban schools Building support for teacher education programs Teaching physics-specific pedagogical knowledge
9:30am-10:30am
Registration and continental breakfast
10:30am-12:00pm
Calvert
Preparing Teachers to Develop a Successful Physics Program in an Urban Classroom Panel: Diane Crenshaw; Vera Ananda; Shelly Stachurski; Janice Trinidad
Moderator: Jon Anderson
Governor's
NSF Noyce RFP & mock review panel Bert Holmes
Capitol
Pedagogical Content Knowledge Needed to Teach Physics Eugenia Etkina
12:00pm-1:30pm
Hampton
Lunch and Plenary
Educate to Innovate: Addressing a Historic Challenge Through A National Effort Kumar Garg
1:30pm-3:00pm
Calvert
Educating Physics Teachers at Urban-Serving Institutions Panel: Peter Garik; Laird Kramer; Mel Sabella; Richard Steinberg
Moderator: John Loehr
Governor's
Raising Funds for Teacher Preparation Efforts Stamatis Vokos; John West
Capitol
Introduction to the Colorado Learning Assistant Program Presenter: Valerie Otero
Noah Finkelstein; Vera Ananda; Shelly Stachurski
3:00pm-3:30pm
Break and refreshments
3:30pm-5:00pm
Calvert
Teaching Physics in Urban Schools: Challenges and Solutions for Broadening Participation Angela Kelly
Governor's
Updates on NSF’s Math and Science Partnership Program: Optimism and Opportunities James Hamos; Gay Stewart
Capitol
Implementing the Colorado Learning Assistant Program at Other Universities Valerie Otero
6:00pm-8:00pm
Hampton
Poster session and reception
Saturday, February 13, 2009
  Closing the achievement gap Diversity in physics teacher recruitment Educating teachers in the physical sciences
7:45am-8:30am
Continental breakfast
8:30am-10:00am
Calvert
Developing Teacher Leaders: Educational change-agents, looking to the future, making a difference Moderator: Theodore Hodapp
Panel: Gay Stewart; Valerie Otero; Jim Overhiser; Tom Clark
Governor's
UTeach Replication Michael Marder
Embassy
Educating Teachers for Multiple Subjects in Small/Rural Schools Duane Merrell
10:00am-10:30am
Break and refreshments
10:30am-12:00pm
Calvert
Achievement Gap in Texas Michael Marder
Governor's
Preservice STEM teacher recruitment: Experiences from a UTeach replication effort Joseph Heppert
Embassy
Seeing the Science in Children’s Thinking David Hammer
12:00pm-1:30pm
Hampton
Lunch and Plenary
Findings and Recommendations of the Task Force on Teacher Education in Physics Stamatis Vokos
1:30pm-3:00pm
Calvert
Developing Measures of Teacher Effectiveness Monica Plisch; Jennifer Presley
Governor's
Compass at Berkeley: Underrepresented Student Retention Presenter: Angela Little
Joel Corbo; Hal Haggard; Felicitas Hernandez
Capitol
Chemistry Teacher Education Coalition Mary Kirchhoff; Terri Taylor; Theodore Hodapp
3:00pm-3:30pm
Hampton
Closing Reception
4:00pm-6:00pm
All PhysTEC Conference attendees are invited to the APS/AAPT Kavli Foundation Joint Plenary Session at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.