APSI: AP Studio Art for New Teachers, Week 2

This AP Studio Art course will focus on preparing students for the AP Studio Art Exam.

Lovett Hall at Rice University with sunshine

Topics will include the following:

+ Review of the mission of the College Board’s AP Program: access and equity
+ Overview of the three studio art portfolios
+ Review of the College Board resources including the APCentral website
+ The AP Studio Art course audit
+ Organization of the AP class and ways to develop a challenging curriculum
+ Ways to accomplish the AP Goals through vertical teaming and Pre-AP curriculum
+ Ways to motivate the students to develop strong work ethics and to master skills
+ The digital submission process
+ The reading process
+ Practice reading of selected student images 
+ Photographing works of art 


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
CCR42781 Jane Harlow On-campus 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Instructor: Jane Harlow

Lead Consultant

Jane Harlow is a master teacher of 47 years. She is the Co-Author of the College Board Vertical team Guide for AP Studio Art - 1st, 2nd and 3rd Editions. Jane has been a College Board APSA Consultant for 22 years and an APSA College Board Exam Reader for 21 years. Jane has presented at both AP and Pre-AP SA Institutes since 1995 in Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Illinois, Texas, and in Singapore. She was the first APSA consultant to present workshops for the AP Experienced teachers in the Southwest Region. She has presented one and two day winter workshops for AP Studio Art, Pre-AP Art and Vertical Teaming. Jane was given SPECIAL RECOGNITION at the AP Studio Art 2016 Reading. She was awarded the Oklahoma Art Education Association “Art Educator of the Year Award for 2009-2010.” She served on the state OAEA Board as the Secondary Division Chair and Secondary Art Chair for both Bartlesville School District and Broken Arrow High School. She served on the APAC Steering Committee for the College Board from 2012 – 2014. She served as an AP Arts Director for the O’Donnell Foundation and AP Strategies for 3 years in Dallas, TX. She was awarded the “National Outstanding AP Studio Art teacher of the Year Award” in 1995. She established the first AP Studio Art classes at Broken Arrow High School and edited the district Art Curriculum Guide. She has been awarded the “Apperson-Hearst PTA Teacher of the Year Award”, “The Golden Apple Award”, was named Stanford’s “Who’s Who Among American Educators”, the “National Person of the Year for American Educators”, was twice named “Who’s Who Among American Teachers” and was recognized in Washington, DC as “Special Speaker, National SA- AP Poster Recognition”. Jane holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Jacksonville State University with a triple major in Art, Biology and Physical Education.

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: $605 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

  • A successful written lesson plan that includes images and can be uploaded on the computer for participants to copy
  • Flashdrive - 4gb or larger
  • A glue stick (not for glue guns)
  • Several flat shapes to place over artwork as a block out for spray paint
  • Several Magazines with quality pages (such as SouthWest Art, The Santa Fean, Interior Decoration…. Not thin page magazines like People magazine
  • A 7 ounce bottle of “Elmer’s GLUE ALL”
  • A laptop computer for some use both during sessions and in the evenings to view materials being shared