Calling physics, physical science & math teachers for annual conference

Maine physics, physical science and math teachers are invited to attend the Annual High School Physics and Physical Science Teachers Meeting at UMaine in Orono. This event is hosted by the University of Maine Department of Physics and Astronomy, the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center), and the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development.

At the conference, facilitators and teachers will discuss issues of teaching and learning, showcase demonstrations and teaching ideas, and share ways to get involved at the university.

The cohort is able to offer 0.5 CEU (continuing education units) for participation in this meeting. If you wish to receive this 0.5 CEU, you must: (a) attend the events of the meeting, and (b) pick up your certification at the end of the meeting. There is no advance paperwork on your part; however, there is a $10 fee to register the credits.

The meeting will be held at the University of Maine, Orono, in Bennett Hall, Friday, March 8, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

Please RSVP to Pay Byard, with the University of Maine Department of Physics, at patricia.byard@umit.maine.edu or 207-581-1039. A parking permit is required and will be sent to you once you have indicated your attendance.

If you have question, ideas for workshops, or other suggestions, please contact MacKenzie Stetzer (mackenzie.stetzer@maine.edu) or Jon Shemwell (jonathan.shemwell@maine.edu). More information about this and past meetings can be found at umaine.edu/per/collaborations/hsmeeting/.

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