OAPT Ontario Association of Physics Teachers
Award Winner


Dave Doucette


2013 Canadian Association of Physicists Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Ontario).

Mr. Dave Doucette, Richmond Hill High School, for his tireless promotion of Physics Education Research, whose efforts have transformed the practices of teachers across Ontario. Dave is not just a great physics teacher - he is a great teacher of physics teachers. He has given hundreds of workshops and he has provided countless hours of individual mentoring. He has led the resurgence of the Ontario Association of Physics Teachers - doubling conference numbers and developing a summer camp for teachers. His enthusiasm is inspirational, his knowledge profound and his generosity greatly appreciated.