Resources

There are numerous resources available for those who are interested in physics or becoming physics educators. Some websites provide valuable resources for physics educators, while others contain information about grants and scholarship money that is available.

Physics & Physics Education Careers

 

Below are websites that provide information and resources available for physics educators and physics students. 
 
Physics
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
http://www.aip.org
American Physical Society (APS)
http://www.aps.org
Society of Physics Students
http://www.spsnational.org/

 
Physics Teaching
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
http://www.aapt.org/
PhysTEC
http://www.phystec.org/
Physics Teachers Education Coalition (PTEC)
http://www.ptec.org/
Physics Education Research (PER) Central
http://www.compadre.org/PER/
APS Physics Education Research
http://prst-per.aps.org/

 
Preparing to Teach
AIP Education Resources
http://www.aip.org/education/
SPS Preparing to Teach
http://www.spsnational.org/cup/teach/
 
Careers in Physics
APS Career Search
http://careers.aps.org/search.cfm
SPS Careers Using Physics
http://www.spsnational.org/cup/

Grants & Financial Aid

 

There are plenty of federal and state funded programs available that focus on helping students become science teachers.

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
KSTF Teaching Fellowships combine extensive financial and professional support. The total award for each Fellow is valued at nearly $150,000 over the course of the five-year Fellowship. Fellows receive tuition assistance while participating in a teacher credentialing program, monthly stipends, and grants for professional development and teaching materials.
Find out more information here
 
Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers
The AAPT Executive Board offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools. Successful applicants receive a stipend of up to $2,000. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years.
Find out more information here

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