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AP Preparedness Summer Workshops

Summer 2022 - June 27-July 1 | July 11-15 - Online

The AP Preparedness Summer Workshops (formerly Pre-AP® Summer Workshops) are designed for middle school and high school teachers seeking foundational skills necessary to prepare students for success in secondary advanced academics. These workshops emphasize best practices and strategies to increase rigor in the classroom in order to prepare students for future AP success. Content specific workshops are being offered for English, math, science and social studies.

The Middle School Institute is a part of Rice's AP Preparedness offerings.

Each course meets online Monday through Friday and will include both synchronous (live instruction, either whole group or small breakout groups) and asynchronous (individual learning, not live) instruction. Synchronous instruction will take place between 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Central time. Asynchronous assignments might be required outside of those hours. Exact course schedule to be determined by instructor and will be emailed prior to the start of the course.
Professional Development Credits: Participants will receive up to 26 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit hours via electronic certificate. SBEC Continuing Professional Education Provider Number 500571.

Since 2006, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies has been offering online courses designed to meet the needs of busy professionals around the world. Our experienced Online Learning support team will be providing student support services, as needed, to all AP Preparedness Summer Workshops participants. All courses are being held online utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System and Blackboard Collaborate.

Program Details

Tuition & Enrollment

Payments are accepted by credit card or purchase order. Registrations via credit card are confirmed immediately upon processing. Registrations made via PO are not considered confirmed until CCR receives the actual payment (check). If registering using a PO, payment (check) is due within 30 days of registration. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration.

Registrations are accepted with a credit card or purchase orders as a district/school commitment to pay, by check or credit card, within 30 days of registration. Once you complete your registration, you will have the option to print or email a copy of the invoice or forward it to your accounts payable department. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration. Registrations made less than 30 days from program start date can only be made using a credit card. The Center for College Readiness does not provide training unless payment (credit card or check) is received in advance.

Payments submitted via wire transfer, will incur an additional charge of $25.00 per participant in addition to the cost of registration, to cover the fees incurred by the university. Please send an email to collegeready@rice.edu to request the information needed to transmit your wire payment.

Workshops are subject to change due to low enrollment or instructor cancellation.

Please visit the TEA website for updates related to the AP/IB Incentive program. District personnel with AP/IB program responsibilities may wish to join the AP/IB Incentive listserv.

For more information about the Texas AP/IB Incentive Program, please contact TEA directly.

Acknowledgment of Enrollment
Once you register for a course through our online registration system, you will be enrolled in the course. An enrollment acknowledgement will immediately be sent to the email address on your account showing payment confirmation or including instructions for submitting payment via check. In some cases, a course may be full, and you will have the option of getting on a waiting list. A waiting list is automatically created for a course once it has filled to capacity. If a spot should become available in that filled course, and you are next on the waiting list, you will receive an email to the email address on file with instructions for completing registration for that specific course. Please contact our office at collegeready@rice.edu if you have any questions.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
Refunds for course cancellations received at least 30 days prior to the workshop start date are subject to a processing fee of 10% of the registration cost. No refunds are provided for nonattendance or cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the workshop start date. Registrations paid via credit card, and at least 30 days prior to the start of the workshop, may be cancelled by the participant. Registrations paid by check, and at least 30 days prior to the start of the workshop, may be cancelled by the participant but will require staff authorization. You may also send us an email at collegeready@rice.edu for assistance. We are unable to process cancellations over the phone.

Waitlists

If a course is full, you will have the option of getting on a waiting list. If a spot should become available, an auto-generated email will be sent out to the participants in the order they are listed on the waiting list, with instructions for completing registration for that specific course. If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact us via email at collegeready@rice.edu or by phone at 713-348-6031.

Technology & Online Learning Support

Since 2006, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies has been offering online courses designed to meet the needs of busy professionals around the world. Our experienced Online Learning support team will be providing student support services, as needed, to all summer program participants throughout the workshop.

To have a positive learning experience, you will need the following:

  • Reliable internet access
  • Chrome internet browser (very important, only exception is if you are using an iPad, use Safari)
  • Headset with microphone, or a computer with a built-in microphone.
  • Camera (so you can be visible online)
Questions

Please refer to our Frequently Ask Questions page for information regarding cancellations, changes, substitutions, waitlists, etc.

*AP® and Pre-AP® are registered trademarks of the College Board, which does not endorse, nor was involved in the development and delivery of, this professional development.

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