Welcome to NJAAPT


The New Jersey Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (NJAAPT) is a professional organization whose focus is on Physics education, Physics educational research, and sharing information and ideas among educators. 

NJAAPT is committed to outreach and support for Physics teachers.  The majority of NJAAPT members are high school and college faculty teaching in New Jersey and nearby PA,NY,DE areas.   

Activities and resources include Workshops, Conferences, Meetings, Sharing Sessions, Guest Speaker Lectures, a Listserve, and a Website.


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May    5/17/18  Executive Board Mtg                              Rutgers University

Jun     6/2/18   Make & Take workshop                       Washington Township HS,  Sewell, NJ                 (Gloucester County)

Jun    6/17/18  Sharing Session "Starting                      the Year Off Right"                                            Emerson HS, NJ

July  7/18/18   Quarknet and Particle Physics              Panel Discussion                                                 Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Jul      7/28 - 8/1/18   AAPT National Mtg                       Washington DC

Oct   10/23-24/2018                                                           NJSTA Science Convention                                     Princeton Marriott --  Forrestal

Nov   11/16-17/2018                                                      AAPT Regional Mtg.  NJ/NY/NE                            Bergen County College

Recent Past Events  2017-2018:

8/28/2017    Executive Board Mtg.              Rutgers University

9/13/2017    Executive Board Mtg.              Rutgers University

9/29-30/2017   AAPT Regional Meeting Syracuse, NY

10/18/2017  Executive Board Mtg.           Princeton University

10/22/2017   Video Analysis Workshop    Matawan HS

10/ 24-25/2017  NJ Science Convention   Princeton, NJ

11/13/2017  Executive Board Mtg.          Rutgers University

12/2/2017   STEAMing through Physics    Ridgefield HS

12/8/2018   Physics Film Fiesta/Holiday Party  Princeton, NJ

12/11/2017    Executive Board Mtg.              Rutgers University

1/6-9/2018  AAPT Winter Meeting                 San Diego, CA

1/13/2018  Physics Olympics                       North/Central NJ:  Monmouth Reg. HS       South NJ:                  Washington Twp HS

2/9/18  DemoShow                                  Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ

2/22/18  Executive Board Mtg                  Rutgers University

Mar   3/9-3/10/18  SEPA Spring Meeting                      Penn State Abington campus

Mar   3/24/18      Spring Section Meeting                      Princeton, NJ

Apr     4/11/18  Executive Board Mtg                              TBA

Apr     4/20/18  Dinner Speaker "Dark Matter"   Princeton University


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Why join NJAAPT?

 Whether you teach one section of Physics or six, whether you teach at the high school, middle school, college, or university level,  NJAAPT is for you!  NJAAPT is committed to outreach and support for Physics teachers.

 As a member of NJAAPT, you can learn about and receive:

 ·       Physics Teaching Resources

 ·       Demo and Lab Ideas

 ·       Professional Development

 In addition to:

 ·       Sharing Ideas

 ·       Learning about Current Trends in Physics Instruction

 ·       Exciting developments in Physics frontiers

 ·       Meeting other Physics Teachers

Become a member of NJAAPT


NJAAPT is a 501(43)(c) non-profit organization. 

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