2014 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference Schedule

Salon C, Level 3
Room 104, Level 1
Room 107, Level 1
Room 103, Level 1
Room 108, Level 1

Preparing the Next Generation of Physics Teachers

Monday, May 19
8:00am - 8:45am
Breakfast and Registration
8:45am - 10:00am
Opening Plenary: The conflict between recommendations and reality - A short history of U.S. physics teacher education from 1880-2014
David Meltzer
10:00am - 10:30am
Break
Strand: Recruiting and Retaining Future Physics Teachers Pedagogical Training for Physics Teachers The Future of Physics Teacher Preparation
10:30am - 12:00pm
Building Thriving Programs
Bob Hilborn
Developing Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Stamatis Vokos
The Politics of Teacher Preparation
Michael Marder
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Lunch Plenary: Community, Inquiry, Leadership - Opportunities that Support STEM Teacher Growth and Sustainability
Nicole Gillespie
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Recruiting through Multiple Pathways
Gay Stewart, Ron Henderson, Stamatis Vokos, Kathy Koenig
Flight Simulators for Physics Teachers
Eugenia Etkina
Teaching Quantum Mechanics in High School
Marisa Michelini, Paula Heron
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Building a Community of Future Physics Teachers
Kurt Fletcher
Video Analysis with Preservice Teachers and Learning Assistants
Angie Little, Lauren Barth-Cohen, Eleanor Close
Designing the Future of PhysTEC
Monica Plisch
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Contributed poster session
Tuesday, May 20
7:45am - 8:30am
Breakfast and Registration
8:30am - 10:00am
Plenary
Susan Singer
10:00am - 10:30am
Break and refreshments
Strand: Learning Assistants Leading Professional Communities Leading Through Sustainability
10:30am - 12:00pm
Learning Assistants in Advanced Courses
Manher Jariwala, Bennett Goldberg
Building Communities of Practice among Inservice and Future Teachers
Michael Wittmann
Panel: The Part-time TIR model
Chuhee Kwon, Jon Anderson, Kurt Fletcher, Brian Thoms
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch
Tejas Conference Dining
1:00pm - 2:45pm
STEM Teacher Education: Pressure and Promise
Arthur Levine
2:45pm - 3:00pm
Break and refreshments
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Learning Assistants Teaching in High Schools
Karen King
Professional Learning Communities
Paula Heron, Donna Messina
Sustaining a Physics Teacher Preparation Program
Rachel Scherr
4:15pm - 4:30pm
Break
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Real-time Instructor Observing Tool for Future Teachers
Cassandra Paul
Professional Development of Teachers through Teacher Communities
Colleen Megowan
Panel: Building Leadership Teams
Laird Kramer, John Simonetti, J.W. Harrell, Patrick LeClair
6:00pm - 7:30pm
UTeach Conference Reception and Poster Fair