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Advanced Placement® Summer Institute


College Board Scholorships

Commit to academic excellence and take advantage of one of three incredible opportunities to earn a scholarship to attend our College Board endorsed, 2014 AP Summer Institute!
Available Scholarships:

  • AP Redesign
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  • AP Fellows
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  • AP Rural Fellows
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  • AP Opportunity Program
    Available for select schools only. Contact your school administration to check eligibility.
    Application Deadline: April 30, 2014
 

Enroll in the Summer Institute

Enroll online for the 2014 AP Summer Institute
(individual enrollments using VISA or MasterCard only)

For group enrollments or to pay by check or purchase order, complete the enrollment form and mail to UCR Extension.) Purchase orders can be faxed to student services at (951) 827-7273

To enroll as a “College Board Scholarship Applicant” please call student services at (951) 827-4105 (Letter of Commitment and Enrollment Form required )

AP® Summer Institute

July 21 – 24, 2014
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

The UCR Extension AP Summer Institute consists of an intensive 4-day^ program for both new and experienced instructors in a variety of subjects. Pick the area that interests you and learn how to enhance the achievement of your students on the AP exam in that specific subject area.

Participate in One of Several Scholarship Opportunities Presented by the College Board

Commit to academic excellence and take advantage of one of three incredible opportunities to earn a scholarship to attend our College Board endorsed, 2014 AP Summer Institute.

College Board scholarship opportunities are competitive-based grants that provide up to $1,500 in scholarships for high school teachers to attend AP Summer Institutes. This year, there are three different scholarships to choose from, depending on your individual teaching status. Don't miss out! Check out what's available to see if you're a fit:

AP Redesign Scholarship
Designed for AP Physics I, AP Physics II or U.S. History teachers.
AP Fellows Scholarship
Designed for high school teachers from schools serving minority or low-income students who have been traditionally underrepresented in AP courses.
AP Rural Fellows Scholarship
Designed for high school teachers from schools serving rural areas in the country.

Our comprehensive program is designed to provide you with specific content knowledge and the skills needed to effectively teach AP courses.

Your tuition includes:

  • AP materials from the College Board
  • Review of the previous year's exam
  • The opportunity to collaborate and network with local colleagues
  • Systematic approaches to effectively teach your subject matter
  • Certificate of completion
  • Effective strategies and suggestions for planning your AP calendar year
  • Continental breakfast, lunch voucher and daily parking permit

^All courses in the AP Summer Institute are 4-days, with exception of Content and Methods for Teaching Advanced Placement Biology, which is a 5-day session.

Additional Information

Professional Certificate in Teaching Advanced Placement

The only one of its kind in the nation, this certificate program has been developed in collaboration with the College Board and provides teachers with content knowledge, pedagogical skills, leadership approaches, and instructional strategies for teaching AP classes and serving diverse learners.

Courses you complete during the AP Summer Institute apply toward the elective requirement for this certificate. To pursue this option, you will need to enroll in the course for credit and pay an additional fee of $100 to receive three quarter units of credit.

Learn more about the Professional Certificate in Teaching Advanced Placement.

  • Foundations of Advanced Placement

    Get an early start to the AP Summer Institute and complete one of the four required courses for the Professional Certificate in Teaching Advanced Placement.. Learn more.

Additional Information

2014 College Board Scholarships for AP Summer Institute Attendees

The College Board has several scholarship opportunities available for teachers to attend an AP Summer Institute.

  • AP Redesign Scholarship
    The College Board has raised funds to pay for a limited number of AP teachers currently teaching any of the newly redesigned courses (AP Physics I, AP Physics II or U.S. History) to attend an AP Summer Institute this summer. Scholarship only covers the cost of tuition; teachers are responsible for travel, lodging, and graduate credit.

    Designed for: AP Physics I, AP Physics II or U.S. History teachers.

    Scholarship Amount: $700

    • Application deadline: April 15, 2014
    • Deadline for teachers to register with an AP Summer Institute (APSI) and return the letter of commitment is April 15.
  • AP Fellows Scholarship

    The AP Fellows program is an annual competitive grant program that provides a scholarship for teachers who have not attended an APSI in the past three years. Teachers must submit an application online, including an essay and letter of recommendation. Notification emails will go out on April 1.

    Designed for: High school teachers from schools serving minority or low-income students who have been traditionally underrepresented in AP courses.

    Scholarship Amount: $1,000

    • Application deadline: March 1, 2014
    • Deadline to register for an APSI and return the letter of commitment is April 15.
  • AP Rural Fellows Scholarship

    The AP Rural Fellows is a NEW competitive annual grant program that provides scholarships for teachers who have not attended an APSI in the past three years. This scholarship includes the cost of attending an AP Summer Institute, including travel. Teachers must submit an online application including an essay and letter of recommendation. Notification emails will go out on April 1.

    Designed for: High school teachers from schools serving rural areas in the country.

    Scholarship Amount: $1,500

    • Application deadline: March 1, 2014
    • Deadline to register with an APSI and return the letter of commitment is April 15.

Accommodations

Settle in at Extension's newly remodeled, on-site Extension Residence Center (ERC), or stay in one of the hotels located within minutes from the Extension Center. Many of these hotels offer special university rates for individuals attending events at UCR; be sure to inquire about receiving the UCR rate when you make your reservations. Rates are subject to change and are based on availability.

Learn more about our Extension Residence Center.
Learn more about close-by Riverside hotels.

Contact Information

Brenda Montiel
(951) 827-1661

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

UC Riverside Extension Center
1200 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507-4596

UCR Extension Center

Tel: Work(951) 827-4105 or Toll-Free(800) 442-4990 toll-free
Fax: Fax(951) 827-7273
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