Auburn Advanced Placement Summer Institute offers AP teacher training
Since 2007, Auburn has hosted high school teachers at the AP® Summer Institute (APSI.) Offered by the Office of Professional and Continuing Education (OPCE) in partnership with the College Board, APSI is designed to aid the professional development of teachers, counselors and administrators who are involved with Advanced Placement, or AP®, courses.
Auburn will again host Advanced Placement teachers this summer for in-person sessions during the weeks of July 10 and July 17. Workshops are designed for both new and experienced Advanced Placement teachers. Topics include subject matter content, test construction, pupil and teacher selection, College Board policies and procedures and preparation and grading of AP tests.
The Workshops offered include:
- English literature and composition
- English language and composition
- U.S. history, government and politics
- World history
- Environmental science
- and Computer science principles.
Auburn is one of only two locations within the state of Alabama for AP teachers to receive training to be certified as Advanced Placement instructors.
OPCE provides AP materials, curriculum guidelines and exam material required for AP teacher certification. University partners including the College of Sciences and Mathematics and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences generously provide classroom space, lab space and technical resources for AP topic areas.