The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) has announced that Debbie Stephanie Andres is the 2022 recipient of the Doc Brown Futures Award.
This honor recognizes early-career AAPT members who demonstrate excellence in physics education and exhibit the potential to serve in an AAPT leadership role based on their contributions to the organization.
Please see Debbie Andres' full CV and additional details of the Doc Brown Futures Award at https://www.aapt.org/aboutaapt/Debbie-Stephanie-Andres-Named-as-2022-Recipient-of-the-Doc-Brown-Futures-Award.cfm web page.
"I am incredibly grateful to be the recipient of this award. The members of AAPT have helped me grow as a physics educator and encouraged me to lead and share my voice. I hope to continue to help this organization grow by introducing more high school teachers to the many opportunities AAPT has given me." said Andres.
Ms. Andres earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Ed.M. in Science Education K-12 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, also graduating from the physics teacher preparation program in 2016. Since 2016 Ms. Andres has taught freshman physics and AP Physics 2 at Paramus High School, along with coaching and providing professional development for other teachers. Additionally Ms. Andres has been involved in various engineering research and physics education research projects.