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Fred Myers (CT '95)


At the time of the Award, Fred Myers was:

Farmington High School
Farmington, CT

Subject(s) taught: Physics, Earth Science/Space Science
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Fred Myers was the Director of Science for the Glastonbury Public Schools in Glastonbury (CT) for nine years prior to 'retiring'. Prior to that he taught physics for 33 years --- at Farmington High School (14 years), Greenwich High School (3 uears), Choate Rosemary Hall (14 years), and Freeport High School (2 years). He is committed to making physics accessible to all students. To see this commitment through, Mr. Myers developed several initiatives, including Physics for the Family, an evening program for sixth-graders and their families. He contributed tirelessly to a variety of local, state, and national science organizations contributing his science education skills and talents, as well as his leadership skills. Mr. Myers is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching and other awards during his career. He served as president of the Connecticut Science Supervisors Association and president of the Association of Presidential Awardees in Science Teaching. After 'retiring' in 2015, he continues to serve as a science education consultant and remains active in several science education initiatives. Mr. Myers also serves as a volunteer presenter at the Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach, NC.


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1972 State University of New York - Geneseo, B.A.

Temporary Personal Radioactivity, The Physics Teacher, Vol 50, November 2012

Academics, Assessment, National Standards, Science, State Standards