2017 Advanced Placement Institute

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July 10-14, 2017

 

Advanced Placement Institute at Millsaps College

Millsaps College offers the Advanced Placement Institute for teachers who are currently teaching or preparing to teach Advanced Placement or Pre-AP courses in their schools. The Institute introduces the curriculum content and teaching methods needed by teachers of these courses. The Institutes will be beneficial for teachers seeking guidance in beginning an AP program or strengthening an existing one.

The 2017 Advanced Placement Institute dates are July 10-14.

Workshops offered are:

Biology for AP© Teachers
Bobbie Hinson
Charlotte, NC

Calculus AB for AP© Teachers
William Compton
Nashville, TN

Chemistry for AP© Teachers
Lewis Acampora
Lexington, KY

Computer Science Principles for AP© Teachers
Gina McCarley
Danville, AL

English Language and Composition for AP© Teachers

Christine Sanderson
Metairie, LA

English Literature and Composition for Beginning and Experienced AP© Teachers
Tamara Schoen
Coral Springs, FL

Physics 1 for AP© Teachers
Deborah Ormond
Guntersville, AL

Pre-AP English
Patricia Simmons
Winterpark, FL

Pre-AP Math
Vivian Stephens
Dalton, GA

World History for AP© Teachers
Charles Hart
Lockport, IL

United States History for AP© Teachers
Sue Reeder
Bradenton, FL

These College Board-endorsed consultants are outstanding Advanced Placement or college teachers who have had extensive experience in the instruction of Advanced Placement institutes.

Please call 601.974.1130 for a complete brochure.

 

Millsaps' AP Summer Teacher Institute is in co-sponsorship with the College Board Southern Regional Office.

The AP Summer Institute at Millsaps College has been endorsed by College Board - Advanced Placement Prgram

Millsaps College Advanced Placement Institute
Continuing Education, 1701 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39210-0042
Phone: 601.974.1130, Fax: 601.974.1137, email: gibsonk@millsaps.edu

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Schedule

The Institute will begin on Monday, July 10, and conclude on Friday, July 14.

June 26
Last day to withdraw and receive a refund

July 1
Deadline for payment of fees

July 9
4 - 5pm - Check in for residents
5:30 - 6pm - Light Boxed Supper

July 10
7:45 – 8:45am - Check in for commuters
8:45am – 4:30pm - Classes meet

July 11-13
8am - 4:30pm - Classes meet

July 12
5:30 - 7pm - Special Dinner for participants

July 14
8am - 12pm - Last day of classes

Please register as soon as possible since enrollment is limited. A $50 nonrefundable deposit or purchase order for the full amount of the tuition must accompany the registration.

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Fees

Tuition

The tuition for the Institute is $575 per person; this fee includes:

  • Cost of instruction
  • Packet and all materials
  • Lunch, Monday through Thursday 
  • Special dinner on Wednesday evening
  • Break refreshments

Additional notes: There will be an additional $50 fee (for laboratory usage and supplies) for participants enrolled in the Biology,Physics and Chemistry workshops. School districts registering five or more teachers will receive a $50 per person tuition discount.

beginning Advanced Placement teacher is one who will teach an Advanced Placement course for the first time next fall, one who has taught AP for a year or more but has NOT attended a weeklong AP Institute, or one who will refine an AP course they have been teaching.

An experienced Advanced Placement teacher is one who has taught an Advanced Placement course for at least three years and /or who has attended a previous Summer AP Institute, and will seek to learn new strategies and share best practices with other experienced AP teachers.

Please note: The Advanced Placement Institute is intended only for high school Advanced Placement teachers with the exception of the Pre-AP classes. Topics covered in an AP course will be at a high school level, as will all materials that are distributed. Pre-AP topics or middle school–level subjects will NOT be covered in an Advanced Placement workshop.

Housing

Housing is available at $275 per person for single occupancy.

Please be aware that housing on campus will be in a college residence hall with shared bathroom facilities. Residence hall assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Most of the housing will be in a residence hall with two bedrooms sharing a bathroom, but those registering late may be assigned to a residence hall with a bathroom on the hall. If you desire more luxurious or private housing, the Continuing Education Office can furnish you with a list of nearby hotels. 

In addition to the meals included in the tuition, the housing fee includes a light boxed supper on Sunday night, breakfast Monday through Friday, and dinner Monday and Tuesday. The special Wednesday night dinner is included in the tuition. You are on your own for the Thursday night meal.

Additional Notes: Since these campus housing charges do not include towels or linens, participants will need to bring towels and sheets with them. Please note: Children are not allowed at the Institute or in the residence hall. 

Refund Policy: If a teacher cannot attend and if we are notified in writing (a fax is acceptable) by June 26, we can refund both tuition and housing costs minus the $50 nonrefundable deposit. If we are NOT notified prior to June 26 that a teacher cannot attend, NO refund of fees will be made. A school may substitute one teacher for another with no penalty. The substitution should be within the same subject. A school or individual will be billed the full amount if a registered participant does not show.

Confirmation:
You will receive a letter of confirmation within 10 working days of the receipt of your registration. Do not assume you are registered until you get your confirmation. If you wish, you may call the Continuing Education office (601.974.1130) if you have not received your confirmation after 10 working days.

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Continuing Education Units

The Mississippi Department of Education recognizes Continuing Education Units (CEU) earned at the Millsaps Advanced Placement Institute for teacher certificate renewal. Teachers with 100% attendance records at the Advanced Placement Institute may receive 3.0 CEUs. Attendance at all class sessions is required for teachers to be awarded CEU credit. Participants should check with their local systems about certification credit. Participants who attend 90% or more of the Institute may receive a certificate that they participated in the workshop. Participants who miss more than 10% of the AP Summer Institute will not be eligible to receive a certificate. 

Please register as soon as possible since enrollment is limited.

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Registration

Option 1: If you would like to use a credit card, you may register online. Online registration is not available if you are using a purchase order or check.

Option 2: Follow these steps to register through the mail.

  1. Download the API Registration Form (PDF).
  2. Print the form by selecting File then Print in your web browser.
  3. Complete the form.
  4. Mail the form along with either full payment, a purchase order for the entire tuition, or a $50 nonrefundable deposit and a purchase order for the rest of the tuition to the address below. If paying with the $50 nonrefundable deposit, a purchase order for the remaining amount should be received within 30 days.

Early Registration: It is advised; however, we will accept registrations until a week before the Institute begins if space is available. No registrations will be accepted without the $50 nonrefundable deposit and a purchase order for the remainder OR a check for the entire amount OR a purchase order for the entire amount. The remaining amount of the fees will be due by July 1. Payments may also be charged to MasterCard, VISA, American Express, or Discover.

Refund Policy: If a teacher cannot attend and if we are notified in writing (a fax is acceptable) by June 26, we can refund both tuition and housing costs minus the $50 nonrefundable deposit. If we are NOT notified prior to June 26 that a teacher cannot attend, NO refund of fees will be made. A school may substitute one teacher for another with no penalty. A school or individual will be billed the full amount if a registered participant does not show.

Confirmation: You will receive a letter of confirmation within 10 working days of the receipt of your registration. Do not assume you are registered until you get your confirmation. If you wish, you may call our office (601.974.1130) if you have not received your confirmation after 10 working days.

Advanced Placement Institute
Continuing Education
Millsaps College
1701 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39210 
Phone: 601.974.1130  Fax: 601.974.1137

Email: gibsonk@millsaps.edu

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Contact Us

Advanced Placement Institute
Continuing Education
Millsaps College
1701 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39210 
Phone: 601.974.1130  Fax: 601.974.1137

Email: gibsonk@millsaps.edu

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