2014 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference

May 19, 2014 - May 20, 2014 in Austin, TX at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Building Leadership

UTeachThe 2014 Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) Conference will be held May 19-20 in conjunction with the UTeach Institute Annual Conference in Austin, TX.

The Physics Teacher Education Conference is the nation's largest meeting dedicated to physics teacher education. It features workshops, panel discussions, and presentations by national leaders, as well as excellent networking opportunities.

Please make your hotel reservation now using the PhysTEC room block at the AT&T Conference Center now.

Conference Registration

Conference registration is now open!

The registration deadline has been extended to Tuesday, May 6.  

The PhysTEC member rate is $150 and the non-member rate is $295.  PhysTEC Conference attendees may also register now for the UTeach Conference for a discounted rate of $200.

Joint PhysTEC-UTeach Plenary Speaker

Arthur Levine, Woodrow Wilson Foundation

Plenary Speakers

Nicole Gillespie, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

David E. Meltzer, Arizona State University

Susan R. Singer, National Science Foundation

Conference Threads

Workshops and panels will be presented in the following threads:
  • Leading through sustainability
  • Learning Assistants
  • Pedagogical training for physics teachers
  • Recruiting and retaining future physics teachers
  • Leading professional communities

Travel Support for Minority-Serving Institutions

We are committed to supporting minority-serving institutions that wish to become leaders in physics teacher preparation, and are offering a limited number of stipends of up to $800 to qualified institutions to support travel to the conference.

For more information, and to apply, download the
Travel Support Application.