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Fall 2018 Workshop Registration Form link fixed

The original Workshop link was not working. If you would like to sign up you can go to the meeting website page here: Fall 2018 Meeting or you can follow the link below to go directly to the registration form.


Fall 2018 Meeting Registration and Workshop RSVP

The schedule for the Fall Meeting is now available on the meeting website Fall 2018 Meeting.


KITP (UCSB) Physics Teachers’ Conference, Feb. 16

Automating Insight @ Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa

Feb. 16, 2019, 8 AM-5 PM

The machine learning algorithms that make self-driving cars, virtual
personal assistants, and computer vision work are also changing how
physicists investigate matter at the quantum level. Teachers attending
the conference will first get an accessible introduction to the topic—no
quantum mechanics or machine learning background needed! Then, in
interactive lectures, they will hear world-class physicists explain how
they are using machine learning tools in their research.

AUDIENCE: high school physics teachers

COST: Free. Funds are available to assist with travel and lodging expenses.

REGISTER ONLINE: https://www.kitp.ucsb.edu/activities/machinet-c19

CONTACT: Claudia Gutierrez, 805-893-6383,


SCAAPT Fall Meeting Registration

The fall meeting will take place on October 27th, 2018 at Mira Costa College, Oceanside Campus.

For more information, view the meeting website here: Fall 2018 Meeting

If you prefer you can go directly to the registration form here: Fall 2018 Registration Form

We hope to see you there!

Education conference at UCI in January

We are expanding SABER West from a biology education research conference to encompass all STEM education research. We are inviting education researchers from other disciplines to submit abstracts for workshops or talks, if they have a topic they think would be valuable to researchers and instructors from other STEM disciplines.


Workshop and talk abstracts are due soon (Sept 17), but poster abstracts will be accepted during registration, from Oct 1 to Nov 15.

Please let me know if you have any questions about the conference, and feel free to share this information with colleagues that might also be interested in presenting and/or attending.

Adrienne Williams, Ph.D.
UCI Teaching and Learning Research Center

SCAAPT Fall Meeting: Call for Presentations

The Fall SCAAPT Meeting will be held October 27 at Mira Costa College in Oceanside.  All members are encouraged to contribute a presentation or Show & Tell.  Please share your favorite demonstration, class activity, education research findings or anything else that will enhance teachers’ understanding of physics or physics teaching.

Please complete the online form (bit.ly/SCAAPTFall18Talks) by September 28.

Physics Teaching positions

 The school year has begun and two of our schools, Alliance Marc and Eva Stern Math and Science School (Stern MASS) and Alliance Renee and Meyer Luskin Academy High School (Luskin Academy), have substitutes currently teaching our students. We are looking for physics teachers who would like to fill the position either as a permanent or temporary capacity?

Interested applicants may apply at this link.

Any questions may be emailed to the following people:

Andrew Vega, Principal of Luskin Academy

Kirsten Woo, Principal of Stern MASS

Applied Physics Position at Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College is looking for an Avionics instructor for their Aviation  Maintenance Technology program. Applied physics position.

If you are interested please contact
Shrader, Daniel N.
Dean – Technology(714) 432-5605dshrader1@occ.cccd.edu
 Zombek, Mark
Instructor – Aviation Maintenance Technology(714) 432-5137mzombek@occ.cccd.edu

Another Physics Job @ CSUDH

California State University Dominguez Hills is looking for a person with a masters in physics or related field to teach one or two of the following courses:

PHY 122-03 (LAB)  Th  10:00-12:50
This is the laboratory component of the second semester of our
two-semester algebra-based survey sequence in physics, designed for life
science majors.  Topics covered include electromagnetism, light, and
modern physics.  The class meets once a week for three hours.

PHY 300-06 (LAB)  TTh 16:00-17:15
This is the laboratory component of our “Physical Science for Teachers”
course, which is aimed at students who intend to become elementary or
middle-school teachers.  The experiments use (mostly) equipment that can
be found around the house.  The class meets twice a week for 75 minutes
per session.

Interested applicants should email a resume to John Price.

Instructional tech position at CSUSM

The physics department at Cal State San Marcos is looking for an instructional tech… details below. We are in north San Diego county, have a large, vibrant undergraduate physics program, and are a friendly, welcoming department.

We are hiring for an entry level Technician in the Physics Department to support the instructional labs and various classes M-F 11 am -7:30 pm. If you know of someone who might be good for this position (including yourself), please spread the word. The job posting is at: