(Improving Physics And Chemistry Teaching in Secondary Education)
March 2008--June 2009
Funded by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)

Project Director:   Dr. Nouredine Zettili

Department of Physical and Earth Sciences
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265 USA

E-mail:        Phone:   (256) 782-8077        Fax:  (256) 782-5636

Group Photo of the participants at the 2008 Summer Professional Institute (June 02--13, 2008)
     Front row (L to R): Drs. L. Weinkauf, A. Nichols, N. Bekhouche, N. Zettili
    Back row: Drs. S. Baird (UAB), T. Klimasowski, J. Conely (ACHE)
Teachers during trip to NASA Marshal Space and Flight Center, Hunstville, AL

IMPACTSEED in the news
Newspaper articles published about IMPACTSEED:         

  • Anniston Star of June 12, 2008: Click here
  • Jaxnews June 04, 2008: Click here
  • JSU News Wire June 05, 2008: Click here

  • Summer Professional Institute (June 02--13, 2008):

  • Pictures taken during the 2008 Summer Institute:

    Technology Workshops (Fall 2008--Spring 2009):
    The Technology Workshops took place on Saturdays in Room 217 Martin Hall from 8:30AM--3:30PM.

  • First Workshop: Saturday October 11, 2008      View the pictures pertaining to the first workshop (to be taken)
  • Second Workshop: Saturday November 08, 2008      View the pictures pertaining to the first workshop (to be taken)
  • Third Workshop: Saturday February 07, 2009      View the pictures pertaining to the third workshop (to be taken)
  • Fourth Workshop: Saturday March 07, 2009      View the pictures pertaining to the fourth workshop (to be taken)
  • Fifth Workshop: Saturday May 16, 2009      View the pictures pertaining to the fifth workshop (to be taken)

  • Chemistry and Physics Hotlines (Fall 2008--Spring 2009):
    IMPACTSEED High school teachers: You are encouraged to contact the following IMPACTSEED faculty should you have any question pertaining to chemistry and/or physics:

  • Dr. Alfred Nichols  (Chemistry): Phone: 256-782-8150, emails:
  • Dr. Laura Weinkauf   (Physics): Phone: 256-782-5743, email:
  • Dr. Nouredine Zettili   (Physics): Phone: 256-782-8077, email:

  • On-Site Support: Offered during Fall 2008--Spring 2009

    To schedule an on-site visit by a chemistry or physics professor, please contact Dr. Nouredine Zettili: Phone: 256-782-8077, email:

    Names of IMPACTSEED 6 Teachers, their email addresses and school names:

  • List of IMPACTSEED high school teachers, their emails, and the schools they are affiliated with: Click here

  • Useful Links: