Committee on Education

The membership of the Committee on Education consists of the Chair, Past-Chair and Chair-Elect from the Forum on Education and nine (9) persons selected by the Committee on Committees and appointed by the President-Elect to staggered three-year terms. The President-Elect appoints the Chair from among the members. The Committee is responsible for activities in the area of physics education designated to it by the Council. It reports periodically to the President and the Council on physics education. It may suggest and supervise studies and programs to improve the cooperation between the educational community and other parts of the physics community. Please visit the APS Education Programs webpage for information about education programs available to the physics community.

Co-Chair: Eric Brewe (01/22 - 12/22)
Drexel University

Co-Chair: Catherine Crouch (01/22 - 12/22)
Swarthmore College

Member: James White (01/20 - 12/22)
Juniata College

Member: Rajeswari Kolagani (01/20 - 12/22)
Towson University

Member: Stefan Zollner (01/20 - 12/22)
New Mexico State University

Member: Maajida Murdock (01/21 - 12/23)
Morgan State University

Member: Anderson Sunda-Meya (01/21 - 12/23)
Xavier University of Louisiana

Member: Daniel Harris (01/21 - 12/23)
Brown University

Member: Lawrence Woolf (01/22 - 12/24)
General Atomics - San Diego

Member: Neal Abraham (01/22 - 12/24)
Mount Holyoke College

Member: Kasey Wagoner (01/22 - 12/24)
Princeton University

Chair-Elect, Forum on Education: Susan Blessing (01/22 - 12/22)
Florida State University

COE group photo 2022
2022 Committee Members

Committee Documents

Senior Staff
Monica Plisch
plisch@aps.org

Staff Advisor
Michael Wittmann
wittmann@aps.org

Committee Administrator
Sean Costello
costello@aps.org

Annual Reports Format - PDF
2021, 202020192018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

APS Involvement in Education Booklet Format - PDF

Past Chairs
1992 - 2020

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