Advanced Placement Institute

The 2020 Advanced Placement Institute has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

About

Advanced Placement Institute at Millsaps CollegeMillsaps College offers the Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) for teachers who are currently teaching or preparing to teach AP courses in their high schools. The APSI introduces the curriculum content and teaching methods needed by teachers of AP courses for high school students. Pre-AP topics or middle school–level subjects will not be covered in an Advanced Placement workshop.

 

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Dates

July 13–17, 2020 Canceled
July 12–16, 2021
July 11–15, 2022
July 10–14, 2023

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Proposed Workshops

Check CVent link on this website each February to confirm specific classes and instructors offered.

  • Biology for AP® Teachers
  • Calculus AB for AP® Teachers
  • Chemistry for AP® Teachers
  • Economics (Macro & Micro Combined) for AP® Teachers (Offered in Alternating Years)
  • English Language and Composition for AP® Teachers
  • English Literature and Composition for Beginning and Experienced AP® Teachers
  • Physics 1 for AP® Teachers (Offered In Alternating Years)
  • United States History for AP® Teachers
  • United States Government and Politics for AP® Teachers (Offered In Alternating Years)
  • World History for AP® Teachers

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Schedule

Each workshop is five days beginning on Monday and ending at noon on Friday.

June 26
Last day to withdraw and receive a refund
July 1
Deadline for payment of fees
Workshop Sunday
4:00–5:00 p.m.—Check-in for residents
5:30–6:00 p.m.—Light boxed supper
Workshop Monday
7:45–8:45 a.m.—Check-in for commuters
8:45 a–4:30 p.m.—Classes meet
Workshop Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:00 a–4:30 p.m.—Classes meet
Workshop Wednesday
4:45–6:45 p.m.—Special dinner for all participants
Workshop Friday
8:00 a–12:00 p.m.—Last day of classes

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Fees

Please register as soon as possible since enrollment is limited. An $80 nonrefundable deposit or purchase order for the full amount of the tuition must accompany the registration.

Tuition

The tuition for the Institute is $600 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 lab classes and a $25 late fee for applications received after June 15.

Housing: Dormitory housing is available on campus. Hotel block discounts are also available. The specifics of these will change, so each February please check the College Board CVent registration site for details and costs.

Refund Policy: If a teacher cannot attend and if we are notified in writing by June 26, we can refund both tuition and housing costs minus the $80 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

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Registration

Beginning in 2020 the College Board requires all registrations to go through the CVent website. No applications can be accepted through the mail or on the phone. Each teacher should log on and register through the link below. The link will typically be “live” from February to July each year.

The 2020 Advanced Placement Institute has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

An $80 nonrefundable deposit or purchase order for the full amount of the tuition must accompany the registration. The remaining amount of the fees will be due by July 1.

Registering for Millsaps College APSI if you have received an AP scholarship: Please register through the CVent website and indicate you are a scholarship recipient. If you have any questions or concerns about the College Board AP scholarships, please email apsischolarships@collegeboard.org.

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Continuing Education Units

The Mississippi Department of Education recognizes Continuing Education Units (CEU) earned at the Millsaps APSI for teacher certificate renewal. Teachers with 100% attendance records at the APSI 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 APSI will not be eligible to receive a certificate. 

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Contact Us

Please note Nola Gibson has retired! Feel free to contact Jane Harkins, jane.harkins@millsaps.edu with any questions you may have.

Advanced Placement Institute
Continuing Education
Millsaps College
1701 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39210
Phone: 601.974.1130
Email: APSI@millsaps.edu

Millsaps’ AP Summer 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 Program

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