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AP Institute – July 20-24, 2015

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The University of Mississippi Advanced Placement Summer Institute

This Summer AP Institute has been endorsed by the

Training for High School Teachers

July 20-24, 2015

AP® Summer Institutes provide teachers with an overview of the curriculum structure and content of specific AP® courses. Attention is devoted to the development of AP® curriculum, teaching strategies, and the relationship of the course to the AP® Exam. The Institutes provide tremendous curriculum staff development opportunities for both new and experienced AP® teachers. Through this training, the AP® teacher will receive content, skills, and strategies to connect students to college success.

Instructors are experienced Advanced Placement teachers whom the College Board has certified to teach AP® Institute courses and have demonstrated their ability to help other teachers prepare to teach Advanced Placement classes.

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Benefits

  • Learn AP Curriculum content and teaching methods
  • Learn structure, content, and grading of the AP Exams
  • Share best practices

Course Offerings

July 20-24, 2015

  • Calculus AB – Patsy Young Davis
  • US History - Revised & Redesigned by CollegeBoard – Ellen Orr
  • English Literature & Composition – Maridella Carter
  • English Language & Composition – Mike Knoedler
  • Government and Politics: US – Bonnie Herzog

*Discounts available to 4 or more teachers from the same school district who register at the same time

Combined Courses

ALL of our offered courses are tailored for both new and experienced teachers in a combined class. Classes are limited to 30 individuals per subject, no exceptions will be made.

Scholarships Available

For more information and application materials, visit http://professionals.collegeboard.com/k-12/awards/ap-grants. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2015. Online submissions only.

Completion

  • Individuals completing the thirty hours will receive a certificate for completing a College Board-endorsed Advanced Placement Institute.
  • Teachers attending 100% may receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs). 30 instructional hours = 3.0 CEUs. There is an additional charge of $20 for CEUs, payable at the APSI.
  • Please note that we do not give graduate credit for our Institute.
  • In a directive from the College Board, participants who miss more than 10% of an AP® Summer Institute will not receive a certificate of completion.

Session Schedule

Monday, July 20
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration check-in (Oxford Conference Center)
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Classes meet at this time and any other time designated by the instructor (1½ hours for breaks and daily lunch).

Tuesday - Thursday, July 21-23
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Classes meet at this time and any other time designated by the instructor (1½ hours for breaks and daily lunch).

Friday, July 24
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.* Classes meet at this time. (lunch not provided)

* We allot the last 30 minutes for completion of evaluations and distribution of certificates and CEUs.

Registration

to download a printable application [click here]
  • Courses will be filled on a first received basis. Maximum enrollment for courses is 30 participants. Applications will be accepted until the maximum enrollment is reached.
  • All applications must be accompanied by either a $50 non-refundable deposit, a copy of the school or school district’s Purchase Order or a check for the entire course fee.
  • Late Registration (applications received after June 19). Full payment or a school/school system purchase order must accompany all applications after June 19, 2015. Late registrants may or may not receive their College Board packet during the Institute; however, packets will be ordered as soon as possible.
  • Teacher Tip: We urge all teachers to ensure that your school/school system sends us your application along with a copy of the purchase order promptly to avoid the possibility of the course being filled prior to our receipt of your application.

Institute Fee

$550 per person
A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required with your registration form. The balance of the fee is due by June 19, 2015.

Payment may be made using VISA or MASTERCARD by calling our office or by mailing this printable form with a check, money order or purchase order to the University of Mississippi, Division of Outreach and Continuing Studies, Post Office Box 879, University, MS 38655.

Housing

Housing is available on the campus of the University of Mississippi at the Inn at Ole Miss. A block of rooms have been reserved for the AP Summer Institute attendees. Housing fees are not included in the registration fee. You or your school district will be responsible for making your hotel overnight reservations. To make these reservations, contact the Inn at Ole Miss directly by calling 1.888 4 UM ROOM (1-888-486-7666). Deadline to make housing reservations is June 15, 2015.

Housing is also available at the Marriott Towne Place Suites 15 across the parking lot from the Oxford Conference Center. A block of rooms has been reserved for AP Summer institute attendees. To make reservations, contact the Marriott directly by calling Summer Institute 662-238-3522 and reference "APSI block" to receive the group rate. Deadline to reserve a room is June 15, 2015.

Parking

All participants driving a car to campus will need a parking permit. These permits allow you to park in legal parking spots on campus.

Cancelled Courses

We reserve the right to cancel courses with insufficient enrollment. Courses with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled June 22. Participants in cancelled courses will receive a full refund. All participants and schools will be notified by email and US mail if their course is canceled. It is our policy to reimburse the individual or school who initially paid the registration fee.

NO TRAVEL OR PERSONAL EXPENSES WILL BE REIMBURSED.

Participant Cancellations

  • Cancellations must be made in WRITING by email, fax or US mail.
  • Cancellations received AFTER JUNE 22, 2015, forfeit full payment.
  • School districts may substitute a paid participant with another teacher in the same course.

Refunds

  • All refunds will be processed within two weeks after notification, and refunds can be expected within three weeks.
  • Participants in courses cancelled by us will receive a full refund. NO TRAVEL or PERSONAL expenses will be reimbursed.

Contact

Evan Williams
208 E. F. Yerby Conference Center
P.O. Box 1848
The University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677

Phone: (662) 915-2666
Fax: (662) 915-5138
Email: ecw1@olemiss.edu