The 2023 Paul Zitzewitz Excellence in K-12 Physics Teaching Award winner is Alice Flarend, a physics teacher at Bellwood-Antis High School, Bellwood, PA. This award is in recognition for contributions to precollege physics teaching, and awardees are chosen for their extraordinary accomplishments in communicating the excitement of physics to their students.

The Awards Committee citation for her award is as follows: “For exemplary teaching at the high school level and development of innovative instruction methods for high school physics educators, particularly in the realm of making modern physics accessible for educators and learners, Dr. Alice Flarend is hereby named as the recipient of 2023 Paul W. Zitzewitz Award for Excellence in K-12 Physics Teaching.”

Regarding her selection for this award, Flarend said, “I am honored to be chosen to join the list of recipients, and I must thank the many people who have inspired and pushed me outside the traditional...

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