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PhysTEC Teacher of the Year
Application: Due April 1, 2019 by 11:59 PM ET.
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Program Description
Congratulations on your nomination for PhysTEC Teacher of the Year! Your physics teacher education program is part of a nation-wide network, the Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC, http://www.phystec.org/).

The PhysTEC Teacher of the Year (TotY) program aims to recognize outstanding physics teachers and to demonstrate the impact and value of your physics teacher preparation program as a member of PhysTEC.

PhysTEC will select one National and multiple Local Teachers of the Year across the network (with no more than one per PhysTEC institution).

Incentives
Local and National TotY winners will receive certificates and be formally recognized by PhysTEC through a press release and notices sent to their school and district administrators, PhysTEC institution, and other local media.

The National PhysTEC TotY will receive:
- Funding to attend and be recognized at the AAPT 2019 Summer Meeting (up to $1,500) July 20 - 24, 2019 in Provo, UT
- Funding to attend and be recognized at the PhysTEC 2020 Conference (up to $1,500) in spring 2020 at a locale TBD
- Classroom materials grant ($1,000

Contact Information
Please identify the university that is nominating you for this award. Share the letter of support either (1) as a Google Drive or Dropbox link or (2) include it as an attachment to Justine Boecker, jboecker@aapt.org.
First Name *
Last Name *
E-mail *
Phone Number *
Years of High School Physics Teaching Experience *
Nominating Institution and Letter of Support
Upload your nominating institution's letter of support. If you experience any problems uploading this file, please send it as an attachment to Justine Boecker, jboecker@aapt.org
Nominating Institution *
Nominating Institution's Letter of Support
Supervisor's Letter of Support
Upload your supervisor's letter of support. If you experience any problems uploading this file, please send it as an attachment to Justine Boecker, jboecker@aapt.org
Supervisor's Letter of Support
Resume or CV
Upload your resume or CV. If you experience any problems uploading this file, please send it as an attachment to Justine Boecker, jboecker@aapt.org
Resume or CV
Essay Responses
Please respond to the following three questions. (1,000 characters max per item).
In what way(s) have you contributed to advancing student learning and appreciation of physics? *
In what way(s) have you enhanced the physics program at your school? This may include increased enrollment, adding AP or honors physics, extra-curricular activities related to physics, professional development of a colleague, etc. *
Give one example of how your experiences as a pre-service teacher at your PhysTEC institution helped to shape your career and who you are as a teacher today. *
Thank you!
Expect to receive an e-mail confirmation in 1-2 business days. Decisions will be made by mid-April.
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