BCCE 2024 Call for Papers
Abstract submission is now open for oral and posters presentations for the 28th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE 2024) to be held at the University of Kentucky July 28-August 1, 2024.
The conference will be organized around four themes – Classroom Practice and Learning Environments, Curriculum and Cognition, Assessment and Research Methods, and Professional Development – within the K-12, two-year college, and university communities.
College/university faculty and staff, K-12 teachers, graduae students, postdocs, and anyone else working in chemical education are welcome to submit an abstract. The deadline for submissions is February 28. Information about the conference is available at https://bcce.divched.org/ or by contacting the program co-chairs, Kim Woodrum or Irv Levy at email@example.com.
Abstracts should be submitted at https://bcce24.exordo.com/. Instructions for presenters can be found at http://bcce.divched.org/presenters.
Congratulations to the 2024 winner of the DivCHED International Travel Award, DivCHED Member Dr. Bratoljub Milosavljevic, Penn State University
Dr. Milosavljevic will be traveling to the 27th IUPAC International Conference on Chemical Education, Pattaya, Thailand, July 15-19, 2024 to present the talk “Redesigning Chemistry Laboratory Teaching for Completing/Finalizing Education of Chemistry Undergraduate Students”.
About the DivCHED International Travel AwardThe Division of Chemical Education funds a Travel Award each year in support of a division member who presents and fully participates in an international chemical education conference held outside the U. S. The awardee will have the responsibility to communicate information and insights gained at the conference to the membership through available DivCHED publications and by postings on the DivCHED Website. Apply here for the 2025 award.
Congratulations to the 2024 National ACS Award Recipients
The recipients will be honored at the award ceremony Tuesday, March 19, 2024, in conjunction with ACS Spring 2024 in New Orleans.
ACS Award for Achievement in Research for the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry, supported by an endowed fund established by the ACS Exams Institute: Georgios Tsaparlis, University of Ioannina
James Bryant Conant Award in High School Chemistry Teaching, supported by an endowed fund established by the Journal of Chemical Education and the Chemical Education Xchange: Laura J. Trout, Lancaster Country Day School
George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education, supported by an endowed fund established by the ACS Division of Chemical Education and the Board of Publications that supports the Journal of Chemical Education and Chemical Education Xchange: Donald J. Wink, University of Illinois Chicago
Get Involved in DivCHED!
Are you looking to get more involved in the Division? Want to nominate a colleague or yourself for a committee appointment? Let us know by completing the “Get-Involved” nomination form.
We seek to be inclusive of all members including chemical education practitioners and researchers across all levels of institutions as we try to match qualified individuals to service opportunities that they are interested in, have the appropriate skills to do and will benefit the Division.
The form allows individuals to share additional information about why you want to become involved in the Division and your qualifications. The Committee on Personnel and Nominations will begin reviewing committee interest by September 30. There may be limited vacancies on some committees, so if you’re not invited to serve during this round, keep trying! For more information or questions, contact Nominations@divched.org.