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

The objective of this AP Spanish Language and Culture institute will be on the format and content of the latest AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam. 

Topics will include the following: It will consist of a thorough overview of the new exam including and not limited to the 6 themes and essential learning skills for a successful AP program. This is an activity-based approach that will provide participants with useful strategies and activities for not only developing but maintaining a successful AP program. Additional topics include applying the rubrics, and integrating other important components such as literature, music, culture videos and online resources.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
CCR42289 Alma L. González On-campus 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017

INSTRUCTOR: Alma L. González
FORMAT: On-campus
SCHEDULE: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
START DATE: July 25, 2017

Instructor: Alma L. González

Lead Consultant

Alma L. González has been teaching in the public schools for over 30 years. Served as Department Head of the Foreign Language Department for 18 years. Has served as a Spanish AP Reader for 9 years and has served as a Table Leader as well. She has experience in teaching Spanish Language AP and Spanish Literature AP.  She has been an adjunct professor and University of Texas-Brownsville for 10 years and at Gladys Porter High School in Brownsville, TX. For 28 years. This will be her 12th year as a consultant for College Board.  Currently works with the University of Texas Rio Grande as a part time lecturer for the department of education.

Term: Spring/Summer 2017

Start Date: July 25, 2017

End Date: July 28, 2017

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

Length: Tuesday-Friday

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $549.00

Continuing Professional Education (CPE): 30

Please bring with you copies of your favorite activity, project, video, or ancillary materials to share with other participants on the last day. If you have a favorite and successful unit of study pertaining to the new format please bring 25 copies to share with classmates. Please bring lots of sticky notes and a couple of highlighters.