2014 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference
May 19, 2014 - May 20, 2014 in Austin, TX at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
The 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.
Conference ThreadsWorkshops 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
Joint PhysTEC-UTeach Plenary Speaker
Arthur Levine, Woodrow Wilson Foundation
Nicole Gillespie, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
David E. Meltzer, Arizona State University
Susan R. Singer, National Science Foundation
Bios of all presenters & speakers are available on the Speakers page.
Conference registration will open mid February. The PhysTEC member rate is $150 and the non-member rate is $295.
Travel Support for Minority-Serving InstitutionsWe 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.