This is a regular part of the WAPT meeting, and is for WAPT members.
Awards will be presented at the banquet.

 

WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICS TEACHERS

RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING AWARDS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS

The Wisconsin Association of Physics Teachers (WAPT), in conjunction with the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), establishes the following rules and regulations for granting awards and special recognition to individuals who have advanced the field and study of physics within the Wisconsin Section of AAPT.


CATEGORIES OF AWARDS

Persons within the geographic area served by the Wisconsin section of AAPT may be nominated for awards in any or all of the following designated award categories:

I. Lifetime Achievement Award.

The awardees shall have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of physics through long-term, organized activities designated to promote physics and physics education.

II. Service to and/or excellence in the teaching of physics at the elementary and/or secondary school level.

The awardee shall have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of physics and physical science through a continuous teaching program of activities designated to promote physics and physics education.

III. Service to and/or excellence in the teaching of physics at the college or university level.

The awardee shall have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of physics through a continuous teaching program of activities designated to promote physics and physics education.

IV. Innovation in the teaching of physics.

The awardee shall have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of physics and/or physics education through the creation or implementation of a single, significant activity, event, discovery, or other contribution that strongly affects the physics community or the Wisconsin community-at-large.

 

THE WAPT AWARDS COMMITTEE

Past President - Steve Sayune - UW - River Falls - matthew.vonk@uwrf.edu
High School Rep. - Paul Nevins - Chippewa Falls High School (retired) nevinspa@charter.net
College Rep. - Nathan Miller UW-Eau Claire - millerna@uwec.edu

To nominate someone please send a nomination to one (or all) of the members of the awards committee

For a list of past winners please see the WAPT webpage and click on Rules/Awards