Overview

The AP* Summer Institute (APSI) Workshop is endorsed by College Board and designed to aid the professional development of teachers, counselors, and administrators who are involved with Advanced Placement (AP*) courses. Workshops are designed for teachers who are teaching an Advanced Placement course for the first time and for experienced teachers desiring refresher training. Topics include subject matter content, test construction, pupil and teacher selection, College Board policies and procedures, and preparation and grading of AP tests. For 2014, Auburn University and College Board will offer teacher workshops in the following areas:

Session I: June 23-26 - Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI)
  • AP English Language & Composition (new AP teachers) – Beth Priem, AP consultant
  • AP English Language & Composition (experienced AP teachers) – Patricia Cain, AP consultant
  • AP English Literature & Composition ( new AP teachers) – Gretchen Polnac, AP consultant
  • AP English Literature & Composition ( experienced AP teachers) – Norma Wilkerson, AP consultant
  • AP US History ( new & experienced AP teachers) – Richard Chambers, AP consultant
Session II: July 15-18 - Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI)
  • AP Biology  (new A+ College Ready teachers only) – Robert Summers, A+ College Ready
  • AP Biology  (experienced  AP teachers) – Tom Willis, AP consultant
  • AP Biology (new & experienced AP teachers) - Brenda Royal, AP consultant
  • AP Chemistry (new AP teachers) – Lew Acampora, AP consultant
  • AP Chemistry (experienced AP teachers) – Jamie Benigna, AP consultant
  • AP Phyisics ( new & experienced AP teachers) – Jiang Yu, AP consultant
  • AP Statistics ( new & experienced AP teachers) – Chris True, AP consultant
Registration fees:
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Reserve Your Space

To reserve your space in this institute, please complete the application and mail/fax with a check OR purchase order form payable to Auburn University. Note: Participant's name should be listed on checks/purchase orders.

  • DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION FOR SESSION I - JUNE 1
  • DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION FOR SESSION II - JUNE 27
Session I - Cancellation/Refund Policy:

Note: A registration may be transferred to another person.
In order for any refund to be given, we must be notified in writing BEFORE the institute begins. If a registration is cancelled for any reason, the individual or organization making the original tuition payment will receive:

  1. a full refund, less an administrative fee of $25, if the cancellation request is received in writing before June 2
  2. a refund of 50%, if the cancellation request is received in writing after June 2 but before June 15
  3. no refund for a 'No Show' or for a cancellation request received after June 15, 2014
Session II - Cancellation/Refund Policy:

Note: A registration may be transferred to another person.
In order for any refund to be given, we must be notified in writing BEFORE the institute begins. If a registration is cancelled for any reason, the individual or organization making the original tuition payment will receive:

  1. a full refund, less an administrative fee of $25, if the cancellation request is received in writing before June 28
  2. a refund of 50%, if the cancellation request is received in writing after June 28 but before July 15
  3. no refund for a 'No Show' or for a cancellation request received after July 15, 2014

All workshop instructors will be College Board Endorsed Consultants unless otherwise designated, who have current information regarding AP* policies, including updates on any exam changes that may be occurring. All classes will be conducted on the campus of Auburn University. Specific classroom locations will be announced when that information becomes finalized.

APSI is a collaborative effort between:

Enrollment in each workshop is limited and these offerings are contingent upon sufficient demand. If you wish to attend, register early to ensure that your subject area will be offered and that you will have a seat in the class.

Continuing Education Credit

Those completing workshops successfully will be awarded a certificate for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the contact hours of instruction completed. Graduate credit is not available for these workshops.

Contact Us

To learn more about Auburn University's AP Summer Institute, contact Claire Twardy at (334) 844-5100 or by email at claire.twardy@auburn.edu

*College Board, AP, Advanced Placement Program, AP Vertical Teams, Pre-AP and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

Last Updated: March 13, 2014