AP* Institutes are suitable for both beginning and advanced AP* teachers. Experienced AP* Institutes instructors address the content of recent AP* exams, how these exams are scored and what teachers can do to help their students perform well.
Each weeklong session includes 30 contact hours of instruction, equivalent to 3.0 SDUs or PLUs**.
** A course record containing the number of instructional hours is provided to teachers following the successful completion of each workshop. This record can be submitted to the applicable state for professional development units pending evaluation and approval.
* College Board, AP, Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Program and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
2013 program dates:Workshops run Monday through Friday only. Housing is available for residential participants Sunday through Saturday.
English Literature and Composition
Participation is open to educators who complete the registration requirements. The nonrefundable $50 fee is required to secure a place in the program. Program and housing fees are due by June 1. After June 1, registrations are accepted on a space available basis.
Registration fee: $50
Housing fee: $150
Program fee: $450
Early bird program fee (by April 15): $375
Classes are held at SCAD Atlanta's main building, 1600 Peachtree, in Midtown Atlanta.
Residential participants stay in apartment-style housing with two bedrooms, a shared kitchen and a bath in each unit. Bed and bath linens are not provided; however, linens are available for purchase during the online registration process.
Orientation breakfast (Monday), lunch at the SCAD overview (Wednesday) and morning coffee (Monday through Friday) are provided for all participants. All other meals are the responsibility of the participant.
If a participant cancels after confirmation of acceptance has been sent, a $50 cancellation fee is retained from the amount refunded. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to the start of the program, 80 percent of funds are reimbursed.
Professional Learning Units
Teachers who require professional learning units to maintain statewide teaching certification may receive PLUs for the successful completion of Advanced Placement Institutes. A course record is issued to principals, schools or school districts upon completion of the program to verify participation. The course record can be submitted by participants to their state for professional development units pending evaluation and approval. One PLU is earned for each 10 contact hours of classroom instruction. No college credit is earned.
Phone: 404.253.5471 or 877.722.3285
SCAD Advanced Placement Institutes
P.O. Box 77300
Atlanta, GA 30357