AP® Summer Institute

Preparing the next generation for greatness, one teacher at a time

Upcoming Start Dates

UH Main Campus    June 12, 2017

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Overview

The UH AP® Summer Institute (APSI®) provides specialized, face-to-face workshops taught by expert AP® industry consultants.


Whether you are a new or experienced AP® teacher, our customized courses will provide you with the specific support and training needed for you to develop effective strategies for successfully teaching an AP® course. 

For New AP® Teachers

You will learn the process of developing or refining your AP® course.

For Experienced AP® Teachers

You will learn new teaching strategies and share best practices.

Endorsed by the CollegeBoard®

 University of Houston APSI® is fully endorsed by CollegeBoard®.

Program at a Glance

Course Format:
In-person workshop

Length:
Four days, Monday-Thursday

Location:
UH Main Campus

Expert AP Instructors

CPEs: 30

CEUs: 3.0

Pricing:
Early Bird: $475
Standard: $550 Enroll Now

Why an AP® Instructor Should Take Professional Development

82% More AP® Programs

Schools has seen exponential growth of AP® programs over the last five years.  AP® testing offered in high schools has grown by 82% in the U.S., an increase from 17,861 in 2010 to 21,594 schools in 2015.

—CollegeBoard® (2015)

Continued Growth

More students are testing in high schools for college credit every year. According to 2014 data from Texas high schools, 174,182 AP® exams were taken and sent to colleges. And in 2015, the number increased to 195,490.

—CollegeBoard® (2015)

Demand for AP® Teachers

More high school students are taking AP® courses, resulting in an increased demand for skilled AP® teachers. According to CollegeBoard®, students can save up to $19,000 by taking AP® courses.

—USA Today College (Nov. 2011)

 

Course Offerings

All courses will be taught face to face in a classroom

Please Note: Course registration for UH APSI® 2017 is now open.

UH APSI® 2017 Course Schedule

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
June 12-15, 2017
June 19-22, 2017
July 10-13, 2017
Calculus BC
(New Teachers)
Dixie Ross
Calculus AB
(New Teachers)
Cedric French
Calculus AB
(New Teachers)
Cedric French
Biology
Robert Dennison
Calculus BC
(New & Experienced Teachers)
Nancy Stephenson
Macro & Micro Economics
Theresa Fischer
Government
Ulrich Kleinshmidt
English Literature
(New Teachers)
Nancy Dickenson
English Language
(New Teachers)
Patricia Cain
Pre-AP Chemistry
Casey Akin
Biology
Robert Dennison
English Literature
(New & Experienced Teachers)
Nancy Dickenson
CS Principles
Fran Trees
Chemistry
(New Teachers)
Casey Akin
Human Geography
Ann Linsley
Spanish
Santos Gutierrez
Statistics
(New Teachers)
Kay Kubena
Statistics
(Experienced Teachers)
Kay Kubena

World History
Mason Logerot
US History
John Irish

Computer Science A
Kyle Gillette

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What Will You Learn?

In addition to earning Continuing Education Credits (CEUs), you will:


Design an Engaging Curriculum

Apply concrete strategies for designing and implementing an effective AP® curriculum, drawing from the AP® CollegeBoard® Curriculum Framework.

Use Course Themes and Concepts

Use course themes and concepts to develop a curriculum that cultivates your students' thinking skills and focuses on critical trends and global processes.

Implement Strategies 

Implement strategies to effectively prepare students for the AP® exam.

Develop or Revise a Syllabus 

Develop or revise a syllabus to align with your course requirements.

Align Goals

Align your instruction with the goals of the AP® course in which you are teaching.

Prep Students

Identify the skills and knowledge that the exam will assess, and identify the tasks and materials for which students might need more preparation.



Course Locations

Please Note: Course registration for UH APSI® 2017 is now open.


Week 1: 
June 12-15, 2017

  • Calculus BC (new): TBA
  • Biology: Science Teaching Laboratory Building - 202
  • Government: TBA
  • Pre-AP Chemistry: Science Teaching Laboratory Building - 206
  • CS Principles: TBA
  • Spanish: TBA

Week 2: 
June 19-22, 2017

  • Calculus AB (new): TBA
  • Calculus BC (new & exp): TBA
  • English Lit.(new): TBA
  • Biology: Science Teaching Laboratory Building - 202
  • Chemistry (new): Science Teaching Laboratory Building - 206
  • Statistics (new): TBA
  • World History: TBA
  • Computer Science A: TBA

Week 3: 
July 10-13, 2017

  • Calculus AB (new): TBA
  • Macro & Micro Economics: TBA
  • English Language (new): TBA
  • US History: TBA
  • English Lit. (new & exp): TBA
  • Statistics (exp): TBA
  • Human Geography: TBA

Travel & Hotel


Travel

Visit Fly2Houston.com for more information about airports and ground transportation.

Hotel

If you will need lodging accommodations, the beautiful Conrad Hilton Hotel at the University of Houston is conveniently located right next door to Continuing and Professional Studies. 

 

 

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