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AP Summer Institute

Advanced Placement* Training for High School AP* Teachers

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THE 2016 AP SUMMER INSTITUTE WILL OPEN ON APRIL 11, 2016

Session One: July 1114, 2016, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Chicago, Illinois 

Session Two: July 1821, 2016, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Chicago, Illinois 


Northwestern University is pleased to offer teachers a new Advanced Placement* Summer Institute that focuses on thirteen subject areas. This course-specific training is designed to support new and experienced AP* teachers in all aspects of AP* course content, organization, and methodology. Institute leaders are recognized members of the AP* teaching community who are dedicated to improving student achievement through effective support of AP* professionals.

Key elements of these AP* training sessions are:

  • Structuring AP* courses
  • Responding to student feedback
  • Utilizing a variety of proven teaching methods
  • Preparing students for the AP* test while keeping the subject matter engaging
  • Developing AP* exam-taking strategies
  • Reviewing released AP* exams
  • Diagnosing scores: what constitutes a 3, 4, or 5?
  • Potential graduate credit (extra work required for this credit)

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Session One: July 11–14, Chicago

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday

COURSE INSTRUCTOR
European History (New AP* Teachers) Christopher Freiler
English Language (New AP* Teachers)
Stephen Heller
English Literature (New AP* Teachers) Cathy D'Agostino
Economics, Micro & Macro (Combined) James Chasey
Psychology (Combined) Tina Athanasopoulas
Spanish Language (Combined)
Ken Stewart
Statistics (Combined) Chris True
US Government and Politics (Combined)
Vanessa Lal Steinkamp
US History (New AP* Teachers)

Lynda Hakanen

World History (Combined) Ryba Epstein

Session Two: July 18-21, Chicago

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday

COURSE INSTRUCTOR
Art History (Combined) John Nici
Calculus (Combined)
Bill Roloff
European History (Experienced AP* Teachers)
Christopher Freiler
English Language (Experienced AP* Teachers)
Stephen Heller
English Literature (Experienced AP* Teachers)
Cathy D'Agostino
French Language (Combined)
Theodore Haldeman
German Language (Combined)
Linda Zins-Adams
Human Geography (Combined)
Dan Berry
US History (Experienced AP* Teachers) Lynda Hakanen