About the NCS-AAPT

The North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers is open to all physics teachers and those interested in the teaching of physics, especially in the state of North Carolina. 

We hope that you will join the NCS-AAPT so that we will see you at the next meeting!

The objectives of the Association are to advance the teaching of physics, to further the appreciation of the role of physics in our culture, and to enhance effective communication among those concerned with the teaching of physics at all levels.

2015 Recipients of the AAPT Fellow Award Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  College Park, MD, May 4, 2015—AAPT has announced the 2015 recipients of the AAPT Fellow Award. The AAPT Fellows Award is given in recognition of exceptional contributions to the mission of the AAPT, to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching. Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one's professional peers. The association's Fellow awards will be presented during the Summer Meeting in College Park, Maryland.

Of the 2015 recipients, include our NCS member, Paul "Joe" Heafner, of Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, North Carolina.  Congratulations to Joe and thank you for your dedicated service that keeps the section strong.

Fall 2015 Meeting of the NCS-AAPT

Plans are underway for the 20th Annual Fall Meeting to be held at Davidson College in Davidson, NC.
Mark your calendars for October 16-17, 2015.

Email Discussion

This is a record of email sent to the NCS-AAPT Google Group.

Available to members only.

Public Documents

These are the NCS-AAPT Public Docs. These include Annual Reports, Meeting Programs, and Section Rep/Award Committee Reports


This calendar include conference deadlines and dates.

Contact the NCS-AAPT

Contact the officers of the NCS-AAPT for questions about membership, meetings, or this website.

Membership Directory

The is a list of NCS-AAPT members.

Available to members only.

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The NCS-AAPT is recognized as a nonprofit corporation under the provisions of the North Carolina Nonprofit Corporation Act.

The NCS-AAPT is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in section 501(c)(3). The North Carolina Department of Revenue has assigned the NCS-AAPT an exempt status for franchise and income tax purposes.