We’re pleased to announce that the Spring 2018 SCAAPT meeting will be held Saturday April 21st at Long Beach City College. Please mark this on your calendar and keep an eye on our meeting page as we assemble the schedule in the coming weeks. We will announce how to submit a contributed abstract soon.

At this meeting, we will be having officer elections.  We encourage all SCAAPT members to consider running for office.  The time and energy that you devote to SCAAPT will help many other physics teachers and their students. Below are brief descriptions of each of the positions.  If you’re interested in running, please contact Cliff Gerstman. If you have questions about the positions, contact Cliff or any of the current officers.

  1. The President has responsibility for the overall operation of the Section and oversees all of its meetings.
  2. The Vice President for High Schools involves high school teachers in the Section activities.
  3. The Vice President for Two-year Colleges involves two-year college faculty in the Section activities.
  4. The Vice President of Universities serves as program chair for each Section Meeting and involves four-year college faculty in the Section activities.
  5. The Secretary/Treasurer maintains all financial and membership records for the Section.
  6. The Web Manager maintains and updates the Section website and social media accounts.
  7. The Section Representative represents the Section at National AAPT meetings.