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

Aug   8/29/18  Executive Board Meeting
          Rutgers University

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:

Aug   8/28/2017    Executive Board Mtg.
           Rutgers University

Sept  9/13/2017    Executive Board Mtg. 
           Rutgers University

Sept  9/29-30/2017   AAPT Regional Mtg
           Syracuse, NY

Oct   10/18/2017  Executive Board Mtg.
           Princeton University

Oct   10/22/2017   Video Analysis Wkshop
           Matawan HS

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

Nov   11/13/2017  Executive Board Mtg.
           Rutgers University

Dec   12/2/2017   STEAMing through
Physics Ridgefield HS

Dec    12/8/2017   Physics Film Fiesta
           Princeton, NJ

Dec    12/11/2017  Executive Board Mtg.
           Rutgers University

Jan     1/6-9/2018  AAPT Winter Mtg.
           San Diego, CA

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

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

Feb    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

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

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


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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

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

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