Spring 2005 Agenda
The Spring meeting of the Arizona Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers is Saturday, April 2 and is open to all teachers. The meeting will be held at the Phoenix Mission Science Operations Center.
We are currently accepting nominations of high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in science. The Arnold G. Meister Book Award was established by the Arizona Section in 1997 to honor Arnold G. Meister for his outstanding contribution to education and particularly physics in the state of Arizona. All nominations must be received by one of the executive board members before March 30th and can be e-mailed to Ingrid Novodvorksy .
*This interactive and humor-filled workshop will address key professional
skills which will help physics teachers and physics students succeed in
whatever scientific-based career they choose. Participants in this unique
and innovative workshop, designed specifically for the physics teacher,
will learn and practice strategic skills such as communication, networking,
contact management, and partnering with a mentor, which are crucial to
advancing in the job market and beyond, and they will discover how to
master and employ them to lead to professional triumph. You will discover
how to empower yourself, and the strategy and importance of getting noticed
for your physics talents by not only your boss and colleagues, but others
as well, especially your boss's boss and other VIPs. We will also discuss
the concept of a brand (which is simply a promise), and how to build and
promote the brand that is YOU by establishing yourself as a leader and
an expert in your area of knowledge and ability. Finally, you will be
able to impart the knowledge that you learn at this workshop to your students
to enable their own success, as well as yours.