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AP Summer Institute

Summer 2021 - July 12-16 | July 19-23 | July 26-30


The AP® Summer Institute at Rice University offers challenging AP professional development courses that address advanced topics in AP. Courses are led online by experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated College Board-endorsed lead consultants who have a broad range of knowledge and proven ability presenting to their peers. Instructors include AP test development committee members, AP exam readers, winners of special recognition awards from the College Board, and winners of regional and national teaching awards.

Each course meets online Monday through Friday of its given week, synchronous (live instruction) will occur between 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. CT. There may be asynchronous (not live instruction) hours required outside of the synchronous hours. Schedules will vary by course. Only enrolled participants will be allowed in the virtual classroom.

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 Summer Institute participants. All courses are being held online utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System and Blackboard Collaborate.

Program Details

Workshops By Week

Week 1: July 12-16, 2021

  • AP Art and Design for New Teachers (Alison Youkilis)
  • AP Art History for New Teachers (Douglas Darracott)
  • AP Biology for New Teachers (Anne Gill)
  • AP Calculus AB for Experienced Teachers (Wanda Savage)
  • AP Calculus AB for New Teachers (Theresa Horvath)
  • AP Calculus BC for New Teachers (Cedric French)
  • AP Chemistry for New Teachers (Todd Abronowitz)
  • AP Chinese Language and Culture for New and Experienced Teachers (Alice Zhang)
  • AP English Language and Composition for Experienced Teachers (Daniel O'Rourke)
  • AP English Language and Composition for New Teachers (Eva Arce)
  • AP English Literature and Composition for Experienced Teachers (Nancy Dickinson)
  • AP English Literature and Composition for New Teachers (James Garner)
  • AP Environmental Science for New Teachers (Kristin Shapiro)
  • AP German Language and Culture for New and Experienced Teachers (Peter Chase)
  • AP Government and Politics - U.S. for New Teachers (Ulrich Kleinschmidt)
  • AP Human Geography for New Teachers (Paul Gray)
  • AP Macroeconomics for Experienced Teachers (Theresa Fischer)
  • AP Music Theory for New and Experienced Teachers (Melissa Cox)
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-based for New Teachers (Jenny Podel)
  • AP Psychology for New Teachers (Jill Compher)
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture for New Teachers (Maritza Sloan)
  • AP Statistics for New Teachers (Kay Kubena)
  • AP U.S. History for New Teachers (Matt Cone)
  • AP World History: Modern for New Teachers (Barbara Ozuna)
  • AP World History: Modern for New Teachers (James Rowland)

Register for a Course in Week 1

Week 2: July 19-23, 2021

  • AP Art and Design for New Teachers (Trish Winnard)
  • AP Biology for New Teachers (Joy Killough)
  • AP Calculus AB for New Teachers (Bryan Passwater)
  • AP Calculus BC for New and Experienced Teachers (Nancy Stephenson)
  • AP Chemistry for Experienced Teachers (Thomas Dortch)
  • AP Chemistry for New Teachers (Casey Akin)
  • AP Computer Science Principles for New Teachers (Jill Westerlund)
  • AP English Language and Composition for Experienced Teachers (David Jolliffe)
  • AP English Language and Composition for New Teachers (Kevin McDonald)
  • AP English Literature and Composition for Experienced Teachers (Lynne Schwartz)
  • AP English Literature and Composition for New Teachers (Bob Wofford)
  • AP Environmental Science for New Teachers (Antonio Villarreal)
  • AP French Language and Culture for New and Experienced Teachers (Genevieve Delfosse)
  • AP Government and Politics - U.S. for New Teachers (Lori Dumerer)
  • AP Human Geography for New Teachers (Ken Keller)
  • AP Human Geography for New Teachers (David Palmer)
  • AP Macroeconomics for New Teachers (Julie Meek)
  • AP Music Theory for New and Experienced Teachers (Terry Eder)
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-based for New Teachers (Chris Bruhn)
  • AP Psychology for Experienced Teachers (Kent Korek)
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture for Experienced Teachers (Carlos Gomez)
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture for New Teachers (Brian Scott)
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture for New Teachers (Jorge Espana)
  • AP Statistics for New Teachers (Richard Cowles)
  • AP U.S. History for New Teachers (John Irish)
  • AP U.S. History for New Teachers (James Sabathne)
  • AP World History: Modern for New Teachers (James Rowland)

Register for a Course in Week 2

Week 3: July 26-30, 2021

  • AP Art and Design for New Teachers (Jane Harlow)
  • AP Biology for Experienced Teachers (Carol Leibl)
  • AP Biology for New Teachers (Mark Welch)
  • AP Calculus AB for New Teachers (Dixie Ross)
  • AP Chemistry for New Teachers (Stephen Prilliman)
  • AP Computer Science A for New Teachers (Rob Schultz)
  • AP Computer Science Principles for New Teachers (Marvin Hoffert)
  • AP English Language and Composition for Experienced Teachers (Mary Jo Zell)
  • AP English Language and Composition for New Teachers (Yvonne Kaatz)
  • AP English Language and Composition for New Teachers (Kacie Smith)
  • AP English Literature and Composition for Experienced Teachers (Phyllis Wright)
  • AP English Literature and Composition for New Teachers (Becky McFarlan)
  • AP Environmental Science for New Teachers (Amy Fassler)
  • AP European History for New Teachers (Patti Harrold)
  • AP Government and Politics - Comparative for New and Experienced Teachers (Glenn Hastedt)
  • AP Government and Politics - U.S. for Experienced Teachers (Eugene Chase)
  • AP Human Geography for New Teachers (Greg Sherwin)
  • AP Latin for New and Experienced Teachers (Robert Cape)
  • AP Macroeconomics for New Teachers (Ulrich Kleinschmidt)
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-based for New Teachers (Marc Reif)
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics for New Teachers (Dolores Gende)
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture for New Teachers (Alma Gonzalez)
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture for Experienced Teachers (Monica Friedmann)
  • AP Statistics for New Teachers (Kay Kubena)
  • AP U.S. History for New Teachers (Bill Polasky)
  • AP World History: Modern for New Teachers (Eric Hahn)
  • AP World History: Modern for New Teachers (James Sabathne)

Register for a Course in Week 3

Note: Courses will be Monday-Friday each of the three weeks. Only enrolled participants will be allowed in the virtual classroom. Recording any portion of audio and/or video during the APSI is strictly prohibited.

Tuition & Registration

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.

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.

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.

Bundles

College Board bundles will be provided to all registered attendees in electronic format only. No hard copies will be mailed.

Technology

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)
College Board Recommendation

The College Board encourages AP teachers to take advantage of professional development. Based on survey data, teachers across the country have found AP professional development to be extremely valuable. Teachers who do attend an AP Summer Institute in 2021 should be able to:

  • Understand the Course
  • The course framework defines the scope of the course and specifies what students must know and do to be successful on the AP Exam.
  • Plan the Course
  • Sequencing, pacing, and scaffolding are essential for building students’ understanding and their ability to transfer and apply knowledge and skills.
  • Teach the Course
  • Effective instructional strategies help students to develop a mastery of course content and skills over time.
  • Assess Student Progress and Understanding
  • Learning requires time, practice, and regular feedback.
Questions

Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page for information regarding cancellations, changes, substitutions, wait lists, etc.

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