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Spring 2009 Newsletter

David G. Haase, Editor

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In This Issue

  • From the Chair, Ernest Malamud
  • Appointment of Editorial Board for the Forum on Education: The charge to the Editorial Board comes from a recent policy adopted by the APS Council.
  • Attend the FEd Sessions at the 2009 March and April APS Meetings, Peter Collings
  • Election of New FEd Officers and Members of the Executive Committee: The new officers will take their posts at the end of the FEd business meeting at the APS Denver meeting.
  • 2009 Excellence in Physics Education Award: The 2009 Award will be presented at the APS April Meeting
  • New Fellows of the American Physical Society nominated from the Forum on Education: Two APS members were named Fellows of the APS nominated from the Forum on Education: John Belcher and Stephen C. McGuire
  • Letter to the Editor, Letter from Patricia T. Viele
  • 2008 Conference on K-12 Outreach Proceedings Available Online: This was the seventh in a series sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and The Science House at NC State University


  • Thoughts on Chairmanship of the American Physical Society Committee on Education, Michael Marder
  • Revising Florida’s K-12 Science Standards, Paul Cottle
  • Support for High School Physics Teachers through the Alabama Science in Motion Program, Paul Helminger
  • Physics Faculty And Educational Researchers: Partners In Reform, Charles Henderson, and Melissa H. Dancy
  • APS PhysicsQuest, Rebecca Thompson-Flagg
  • Voices from the Classroom: A Journey There and Back Again, Drew Isola
  • Chemistry Education: Issues and Trends, Melanie Cooper
  • The FGSA in 2008 and Prospects for the Future, Amber L. Stuver

Teacher Preparation Section

  • Teacher Preparation Section, John Stewart, Editor
  • The National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, Joan Prival
  • Private Funding for Physics Teacher Preparation at James Madison University, Mark Mattson

Disclaimer: The articles and opinion pieces found in this issue of the APS Forum on Education Newsletter are not peer refereed and represent solely the views of the authors and not necessarily the views of the APS.