K-12 Teacher Training
Advanced Placement® Summer Institute
The AP® Summer Institute (APSI) offers subject-specific professional development opportunities for teachers. APSI provides teachers with the support and training needed to teach AP® courses and to utilize Pre-AP® teaching strategies. Teachers from around the world come together at these institutes to exchange ideas and information about AP® courses and exams.
The AP® Summer Institute at the University of Texas at El Paso is administered by Professional and Public Programs and endorsed by the Southwestern Region of the College Board®.
Two intense weeks of training are offered during the summer and are led by experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated College Board-endorsed consultants. Teachers are trained to master the latest learning strategies and trends to help promote the necessary skill sets for their students to be competitive and excel academically.
All courses will be held at Franklin Magnet Center (825 E. Redd Road, El Paso, TX 79912). Check-in will be from 7-8 a.m. on the first day of class in the school cafeteria.
Pre-AP Summer Institute
Pre-AP teachers can attend an official Pre-AP Summer Institute, a four-day collaborative experience that empowers participants to begin to prepare and plan for their Pre-AP course. Teachers explore course materials and experience model lessons from the student’s point of view. They also work with peers to begin to plan and build their own course materials, so they’re ready on day one of instruction.
All courses will be held at Franklin Magnet Center (825 E. Redd Road, El Paso, TX 79912).
Virtual Education Software (VESi)
VESI (Virtual Education Software) offers completely online, self-paced courses providing Continuing Education Units (CEU) for K-12 educators with curriculum geared to those who already have a bachelor's degree and are seeking noncredit, professional development at the next level. Courses are 30 and 45 contact hours and taught by highly qualified, credentialed instructors.