APSI: AP Spanish Language and Culture for Experienced Teachers, Week 2

This institute will focus on ways to implement a successful program in AP Spanish language or help experienced teachers enrich their existing programs.

Lovett Hall at Rice University with sunshine

Participants will discuss student performance focused on three communicative modes:  interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational.  Furthermore, participants will explore AP curriculum and syllabus development into all levels of an AP and Pre-AP program. Additional activities will include examining and sharing teaching strategies and instructional materials, and exploring the integration of skills and authentic materials with a special emphasis on the use of technology and the arts. Participants will be asked to actively participate and share best practices with the entire group.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
CCR42786 Carlos A. Gómez On-campus 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Instructor: Carlos A. Gómez

Lead Consultant

Carlos A. Gómez, a native of Colombia, has taught various levels of Spanish, including AP Spanish Language and Culture and AP Spanish Literature and Culture. However, AP Spanish Language has been his primary focus for the last fifteen years. He taught at Trinity Preparatory School for 12 years and has taught at The Canterbury School of Florida for the past 11 years. He has been a grader for the AP Spanish Language Exam for thirteen years, and has acted as a table leader for the last nine years. For the past five years he has worked as an endorsed Spanish consultant to the College Board, leading numerous summer institutes and one-day workshops across the southeast region. Carlos was also the co-author of “Fast Track to a 5: Preparing for the AP Spanish Language and Culture Examination."

Term: Spring/Summer 2018

Start Date: July 24, 2018

End Date: July 27, 2018

Schedule: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Length: Tuesday-Friday

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $555 Tuition includes College Board Exam Resources, course materials, parking and lunch.

Early Registration: $555 if registering by April 9

Late Registration: $655 if registering after June 25

Continuing Professional Education (CPE): 30