awards Homer L. Dodge Citations for committee service has included the Committee on Labora- Distinguished Service to AAPT tories 2008-2011 and 2016-2018, serving as chair 2017-2018; (The following awards were presented at the AAPT Programs Committee 2017-2018; and Meetings Committee Winter Meeting, Jan. 6-9, 2018 in San Diego) 2017-2019. She has organized or presented in the Introducto- ry Laboratories workshops at Summer AAPT meetings since Nancy Easterly 2007 and served as a reviewer for The Physics Teacher in 2016. Nancy Easterly earned her BA in phys- ics with a minor in mathematics at Ohio Steve Spicklemire Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH. Her Steve Spicklemire earned his BS in MEd is in curriculum and instruction physics at Rose Hulman Institute of Tech- with a minor in oceanography from Texas nology, Terre Haute, IN. His MS and PhD A&M University, College Station, TX. in physics were earned at California In- She began teaching as a science and math stitute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. His teacher for grades six through eight in teaching career began at the University of 1975 at Wunderlich Intermediate School, Indianapolis (UIndy), Indianapolis, IN, Nancy Easterly Houston, TX. In 1978 she took a position in 1988. He was assistant professor of as physics teacher at Cypress Creek High physics in the Department of Physics and Steve Spicklemire School in Houston teaching regular physics, honors physics, Earth-Space Science and was recognized AP-C, and serving as physics team leader. In 2004 she started as “Outstanding Teacher of the Year” in teaching physical science for elementary education majors at the division of science and mathematics for the academic year the University of Houston-Downtown as an adjunct profes- 1992-1993. In 1996 he became associate professor of phys- sor. Since 2008 she has taught elementary physics at Lone Star ics and astronomy, Department of Physics and Earth-Space College North Harris/Greenspoint. Science, University of Indianapolis, where he focused on de- velopment of web-based distance learning resources and web Daniel V. Schroeder interfaces to undergraduate research projects such as their Daniel Schroeder earned his BA in radio telescope, high altitude ballooning, laboratory instru- physics at Carleton College and his PhD mentation, and parallel/cluster computers. in physics at Stanford University. He be- gan teaching at Weber State University in Jon Anderson 1993 and continues to teach there. He is Jon Anderson earned his BS and MEd probably best known among physicists as at the University of Minnesota and took the author of An Introduction to Thermal post-MEd courses at Aurora University. Physics (2000) and coauthor, with Michael He began his teaching career as a high Peskin, of An Introduction to Quantum school science teacher in 1986 and has Daniel V. Schroeder Field Theory (1995). He has been an ac- taught at Southwest High School (Min- tive member of the Idaho-Utah Section of neapolis), Thomas Jefferson High School AAPT since 1993, serving as its president in 2003. His service (Bloomington), Mounds View High to the American Journal of Physics began in 1998 when he was School (Arden Hills), and Centennial Jon Anderson appointed to the editorial board. He served as book review High School (Circle Pines), MN. As a editor from 2003 through 2008 and as associate editor from long-time member of AAPT, Anderson 2012 to 2016. He now serves as a consulting editor. has attended numerous national meetings as both a presenter and a participant. He is currently serving on the Committee Mary Ann Hickman Klassen on High School Physics, is the new academic coordinator Klassen earned her BA in astrophys- for the PhysicsBowl, and was named an AAPT Fellow in the ics at Agnes Scott College and her MS in spring of 2017. Anderson has been involved in the PhysTEC physics at the University of Wyoming. She project since 2007, first serving as a teacher in residence started her career at Swarthmore College (TIR) at the University of Minnesota. He became the coordi- as lab coordinator in 1995 and is cur- nator of TIRs and visiting master teachers (VMT), an AAPT rently senior lecturer at Swarthmore. An position in the PhysTEC project, in 2009. active member of AAPT since 1995, Klas- sen has volunteered in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Section of AAPT, serving Mary Ann Hickman as president from 2010-2011. Her AAPT Klassen 132 The Physics Teacher ◆ Vol. 56, March 2018 DOI: 10.1119/1.5025283
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