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Awards

 

Robert Earl Hayes Discipline: 7-12 Science Award Year: 1991 Award State: Alabama 

 

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest award a kindergarten - 12th grade mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. This award is given to outstanding mathematics and science teachers from each of the 50 states and four U.S. jurisdictions (Washington D.C.; Puerto Rico; Department of Defense Schools; and the U.S. territories as a group: American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). As enacted by Congress in the 1983, the President makes up to 108 awards each year. [www.paemst.org]

 

References

 

Hayes, Robert E.; And Others, "Community Colleges and the Air Force: A Partnership in Career Education.", American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (Anaheim, Calif., February 26, 1973), Community Coll. of the Air Force, Randolph AFB, TX, 1973-02-26

 

Abstract: A description of the Community College of the Air Force is presented by four of its representatives. The CCAF is modeled on the civilian two-year college. Its courses, specifically related to Air Force specialties, are syntheses of technical education from Air Force courses, related general education from civilian sources, and management education. The background and status of the college are summarized by Lt. Col. Robert E. Hayes. The organizational structure and curriculum development are discussed by Capt. William A. Wojciechowski. The college''s transcript service is discussed by Maj. John B. Bradshaw. The college''s curricular exchange endeavors are described by Capt. Robert D. Childs.

 

Wojciechowski, William A.; Hayes, Robert E., "CCAF: A Lesson in Space Age Curriculum Development.", Community Coll. of the Air Force, Randolph AFB, TX

 

Abstract: The Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) integrated Air Force technical education with civilian related education, resulting in 77 Career Education Certificate programs. CCAF plots the career education of Air Force enlisted personnel, using service instruction as a core and guidelines established by the U.S. Office of Education and other agencies for two-year occupationally oriented, associate level programs. Certificate programs require a 64-semester-hour minimum, which includes at least 24 semester hours of technical education related to an individual''s Air Force occupation, 25 semester hours of related education designed for personal enrichment and to enhance supervisory skills, and 6 semester hours of military management instruction. The related education is obtained primarily from accredited institutions during off-duty time. After the initial development of the 77 career patterns, the curricula were reviewed against specified criteria, modifications were made, and advisory panels were identified for each of the career patterns. Subsequent to an annual review by the advisory panels, career patterns are modified by Career Division analysts as necessary, approved by the Policy Council, and are incorporated into the CCAF catalog for distribution. The catalog provides all pertinent information regarding the CCAF program, including the awarding of the Career Education Certificate. Follow-up studies are conducted to determine the effectiveness of the program in preparing the personnel for the roles of technician and supervisor, as well as to provide for continuous CCAF program development. A flow chart is provided of the educational programs. (DB)

 

Hayes, Robert E., "A SUPER Model for Teaching Physics.", Physics Teacher, v23 n5 p273-76 May 1985

 

Abstract: Compares and contrasts high school physics philosophies, curricula, and textbooks of early 1900s to present, indicating that current textbooks are teacher and subject-oriented, lack examples of daily life, and are highly mathematical and too abstract. Suggestions for helping students experience success and improve self-esteem (which leads to increased enrollments) are given.

 

Hayes, Robert E.; Wojciechowski, William A., "The Community College of the Air Force and Its Graduates ", College and University, 51, 2, 226-37, Win 76

 

Abstract: Chartered in April 1972, the Community College of the Air Force offers a Career Education Certificate (CEC), equivalent to an associate degree, combining technical, managerial and general education to produce a qualified mid-level manager competent in a particular technical specialty. This program description includes rank-age profile of the first 200 graduates. Wojciechowski, William A.; Hayes, Robert E., "Community College of the Air Force: A Lesson in Space-Age Curriculum Development", Technical Education News, 34, 3, 19-20, May/Jun 75 Abstract: