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2017 Sessions and Presenters

2017 Walton AP Summer Institutes

Offering you an exciting week of professional development

Session 1: June 19 -23, 2017

  • AP Capstone Research  and AP Capstone Seminar

    Monday 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 pm
    Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm
    Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm
    Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm
    Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 pm

Session 2: June 19 -23, 2017  7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

  • AP US Government and AP Comparative Government (Combined):
         45 Hours Certificate

  • AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics (Combined):
         45 Hours Certificate

Session 3: June 20 -23, 2017  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

     30 Hours Certificate

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science Principles - 2 sessions
  • AP English Language & Composition
  • AP English Literature & Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP European History
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP Physics 1
  • AP Physics 2
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics, & Electricity & Magnetism (Combined)
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language & Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Just north of Atlanta GA is Marietta, home to George Walton Comprehensive High School and the location of the 2017 Walton APSI. This June, make time to experience the excitement and stimulation of academic professional development at the 2017 AP* Walton Summer Institutes. 

This year the Walton APSI offers three distinct sessions:
The first session runs from June 19 through the 23rd and offers AP Capstone training.
     *  Note that this training is by application through the College Board and is by invitation only.

The second session  runs simultaneously during the same week, the Walton APSI will offer two additional options for teachers who want both government courses or both economics courses. These courses offer a combined certificate with 45 hours of instruction. Teachers enrolling in the govenment session will receive AP Comparative Government as well as AP US Government credentials.  Teachers enrollng in the economics session will receive both AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics. 

The third session runs from Tuesday June 20 through Friday the 23rd and offers AP training in AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC,  AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles (New and Experienced sessions), AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C: Mechanics, & Electricity & Magnetism (Combined), AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States History, AP World History (New and Experienced sessions). Teachers in session 2 receive certificates noting 30 hours of instruction.

This AP Summer Institute is a College Board endorsed site and brings the nation's best consultants to work with AP teachers. Each participant will receive an official College Board certificate verifying the 30 hours of professional development.

[Note: South Carolina teachers --- good news for you: SC requires 45 hours of professional development and the Walton APSI has an agreement with the SC DOE to help you get the required hours. E-mail us for details!]

The Walton APSI is organized by AP* teachers
for AP* teachers.

Each participant will be greeted with breakfast and lunch catered by Whole Foods, receive the latest College Board materials as well as several samples from book publishers. 
We have selected consultants who are leaders in their fields. Read about the instructors under the 2017 Consultants page at the left. Complete the registration page and make plans to attend the 2017 AP Summer Institutes! 

2017 Walton APSI Sessions: 
go to the link in the window in the upper left corner of this page to read information about the 2017 AP Consultants!         

AP BiologyMaureen Nosal 
AP Calculus AB
- Eliel Gonzalez   
AP Calculus BC - 

AP Chemistry - Don Gribbons

AP Computer Science Principles - Lynne Norris
AP Computer Science Principles - Dr. Jeff Gray
AP Computer Science A -

AP Economics - Macro and Micro - Jacob Clifford
AP English Language and Composition - Carol Elsen
AP English Literature and Composition - Kevin Howard
AP Environmental Science -
Nivedita Ganguly
AP European History - Christopher Freiler
AP Government & Politics: U.S. & Compara
tive Combined - Karen Waples
AP Human Geography -
Rick Gindele
AP Music Theory - Dr. Melissa Cox
AP Physics 1 - Greg Jacobs

AP Physics 2 - Dr. Jiang Yu
AP Physics Electricity & Magnetism and Physics C: Mechanics (combined) - Marc Reif
AP Psychology - Jeff Norby
AP Spanish Language
&Culture - Ken Stewart
AP Statistics - Dr. Martin Sternstein
AP Studio Art - Kevin Cole

AP U.S. History - Michael Kim
AP World History - New Teachers 0-2 years experience - Patrick Whelan
AP World History - Experienced Teachers 3+ years experience - Bill Strickland

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