Fall 2017 meeting took place on September 30, 2017 at Estrella Mountain Community College.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd

Avondale, AZ 85392

EMCC is located 1.5 miles north of I10 on Dysart road. It is very easy to get to from I-10. The meeting will be held in the Mariposa Hall rooms 139 and 140.

Scroll down to the next page for a map and parking info. This can also be found at: http://www.azaapt.org


8:30 –  9:00      

Registration and continental breakfast

9:00 – 9:30   

Business Meeting

a)     Election of Officers

b)    Financial Report

c)     Spring Meeting Dates/Location

9:30 – 11:00

EMCC Maker Space, Tour and making stuff

David Weaver, Dwain Desbien, Angela McClure

11:00 – 11:10

State of Physics Teaching in AZ –

Mike Vargas and Jane Jackson.

11:10 – 11:30   

Science Standards Update, Zak Kovach

11:30 – 12:00

AAPT Leadership Programs – Discussion and Q&A

Kelli Warble Aspiring to Lead Report

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch – Barros Pizza – pre-order with registration

1:00 – 2:00

Phoenix Comicon Science & Education Programming Track,

Founder and CEO, RealtimeSTEAM, Rebekah Brubaker rebekah.brubaker@realtimesteam.org


List of PD at Comicon 2017

2:00 – 2:30  

Student Centered Learning Discussion and Q&A

Karie Meyers

Want to discuss more about Active Learning?

Modeling Workshop this Spring: Register for PHS 530 at ASU

2:30 – 3:00

Wrap up, Door Prizes, Certificates of Attendance

Meeting minutes now available