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.

Fall 2016 Meeting of the NCS-AAPT

Mark your calendars for the 21st Annual Fall Meeting to be held on
November 18-19, 2016
at UNC-Asheville.

Be sure to register and attend Friday night keynote by Dr. Gabriel Perez-Giz, astrophysicist, educator and science communicator from New York City with research interests in gravitational physics, black holes, and astroinformatics.  He is also author and host of PBS Space Time.

 A block of hotel rooms is available at the  Four Points by Sheraton hotel in downtown Asheville:

 The room rate is $159.00, which does not include taxes. Guests may call 828-253-1851 or 1-800-325-3535 and mention the group name UNC Asheville NCS-AAPT Fall Meeting to get the rate and reserve the room. 

The deadline to get this rate is Monday, November 7th.

Go to the Main Information Webpage for meeting details.
      The Call for Papers deadline is November 13th.

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.