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

3/24/18      Spring Section Meeting                 Princeton, NJ

4/11/18  Executive Board Mtg                  TBA

4/20/18  Guest Speaker Dinner Meeting      Princeton, NJ

7/28 - 8/1 2018   AAPT National Meeting     Washington DC

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

Nov 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


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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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