This June, experience the excitement and stimulation of academic professional development at the 2017 AP® Walton Summer Institutes.
Plan now to join AP® teachers from across the nation and participate in professional development institutes designed to provide subject-specific strategies, resources, teaching methods, and course content with a focus on teaching excellence.
A College Board certificate of Completion will be awarded upon completion of the 30 hours of attendance and course requirements. Unless otherwise specified, all sessions are appropriate for both new and experienced teachers.
The Walton APSI will host two concurrent sessions:
AP® Capstone Training during Session 1:
Monday through Friday 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
* Note that Capstone training is by application through the College Board and is by invitation only. For more information on the AP Capstone Professional Development, click HERE
And 25 AP® content summer institutes during Session 2:
Tuesday through Friday June 20 -23, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 pm
AP Biology - Maureen Nosal
AP Calculus AB - Eliel Gonzalez
AP Calculus BC - Greg Hill
AP Chemistry - Don Gribbons
AP Computer Science Principles - Lynne Norris
AP Computer Science Principles - Dr. Jeff Gray
AP Computer Science A - Deborah Klipp
AP Economics - Macro and Micro - Jacob Clifford
AP English Language and Composition - Carol Elsen
AP English Literature and Composition - Kevin Howard
AP Environmental Science - Dr. Nivedita Ganguly
AP Government & Politics: U.S. & Comparative 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
This AP Summer Institute is a College Board endorsed site and brings the nation's best consultants to work with AP teachers.
[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!]
This endorsement means every consultant working with you has been trained by the College Board to deliver the best professional development summer institutes. We have invited consultants who are also readers at the AP Exam Readings, and our preference is to have consultants who also teach the course at the high school level. We believe in offering you, the AP teacher, the very best AP consultants from across the country. The Walton APSI consultants have requested the latest and best samples from publishers so that you will have access to a variety of resources to teach your course.
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