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AP Summer Institute

Advanced Placement* Training for High School AP* Teachers

Registration will open on April 10th, 2017

Sessions

Session One: July 10-13, 2017, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Chicago, Illinois

Session Two: July 17-20, 2017, 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 10–13, Chicago

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

COURSE INSTRUCTOR
Art History (Combined)  John Nici
European History (Combined) Christopher Freiler
English Language (New AP* Teachers)
Stephen Heller
English Literature (New AP* Teachers) Cathy D'Agostino
Economics, Micro & Macro (Combined) James Chasey
French Language (Combined) Margaret Schmidt
US Government and Politics (Combined)
Vanessa Lal Steinkamp
US History (New AP* Teachers)

Lynda Hakanen

World History (New AP* Teachers) Ryba Epstein

Session Two: July 17-20, Chicago

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

COURSE INSTRUCTOR
Calculus (Combined)
Bill Roloff
English Language
(Experienced AP* Teachers)
Dan O'Rourke
English Literature 
(Experienced AP* Teachers)
Cathy D'Agostino
German Language (Combined)
Linda Zins-Adams
Human Geography (Combined)
Dan Berry
Psychology (Combined) Tina
Athanasopoulas
Spanish Language (Combined) Ken Stewart
Statistics (Combined) Chris True
US History
(Experienced AP* Teachers)
Lynda Hakanen
World History 
(Experienced AP* Teachers)
Ryba Epstein