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AP and Pre-AP Summer Institute

AP and Pre-AP Summer Institute

Who: All AP and Pre-AP teachers, grades 6-12

What: TCU’s AP Summer Institute: A comprehensive 30 hour PD opportunity

When: 4 consecutive weeks beginning in June (excluding the week of July 4th)

Where: TCU campus

Why: TCU has innovative and unique professional development course offerings taught by instructors who are leaders in their disciplines. Hundreds of Pre-AP and AP teachers leave our campus each year inspired and better prepared as classroom teachers.



Click HERE to view Course Descriptions/Instructor Bios
or to Register On-Line for TCU campus classes

Course offerings:


Week 1: June 18-21

AP1810AP Music Theory: Pedagogy (new teachers)Blaise Ferrandino
AP1819AP Art HistoryMarsha Russell
AP1821AP Computer ScienceRob Schultz
AP1854AP Calculus AB (new teachers)Dixie Ross
AP1855AP Calculus AB (exp teachers)Scott Pass
AP1865AP Macro Economics Institute (new and exp teachers)Julie Meek
AP1866AP Micro Economics (new and exp. teachers)Nora Seager
AP1888AP Environmental Science (new teachers)Andy Milbauer
AP1867AP U.S. Government and Politics Institute (new and exp. teachers)Jim Riddlesperger
Joe Stewart
Ulrich Kleinschmidt
AP1868AP Comparative GovernmentKaren Waples
AP1877AP World History (new teachers)Lenore Schneider
AP1878AP World History (exp. teachers)Bill Strickland
AP1896AP Physics CJeff Funkhouser
AP18P58Pre-AP Math: Technology FocusMelissa Burkhead
AP18P84Pre-AP MS Science (exp. teachers)Tony Zahn
AP18P62Pre-AP GeographyLonnie Moore
AP18P78Pre-AP World HistoryChristine Bond

Click here to download the 2018 APSI registration form 

Week 2: June 25-28

AP1811AP Music Theory: Analysis (exp. teachers)Blaise Ferrandino
AP1818AP Studio Art: A Contemporary ApproachBarry Lucy
AP1832AP English Language (new and exp. teachers)Jim Jordan
Kevin McDonald
Elizabeth Davis
Patrick O'Rourke
Suzanne Dilday
AP1833AP English Literature (new and exp. teachers)Lynne Weber Schwartz
Norma Wilkerson
Judy Soriano
Jacqueline Stallworth
Steve Collins
Michelle Iskra
AP1840AP LatinBob Cape
AP1843AP French Language and CultureChristophe Barquissau
AP1860AP Statistics (new teachers)Penny Smeltzer
AP1872AP Human Geography (exp. teachers)Valerie Mervine
AP1880AP Biology (new teachers)Joy Killough
AP1884AP Chemistry (new teachers)Dale Jensen
AP1887AP Chemistry (exp. teachers)TJ Dortch
AP1895AP Physics 1 (new teachers)Julie Hood
AP18P30Pre-AP HS English Institute (new and exp. teachers)Stephanie Woolley-Larrea
Brook Bullock
Amanda Burgin
Ayn Grubb
Tina Harper
Suzanne Dilday
AP18P31Pre-AP MS English Institute (new and exp. teachers)Stephanie Woolley-Larrea
Brook Bullock
Amanda Burgin
Ayn Grubb
Tina Harper
Suzanne Dilday
AP18P53Pre-AP HS Math: Algebra/Geometry/Technology/STEM focusLaura Grimwade
AP18P72Pre-AP U.S. HistoryKenny Tucker
AP18P81Pre-AP Biology (new teachers)Mark Welch

Click here to download the 2018 APSI registration form

Week 3: July 9-12

AP1817AP Studio Art Institute: 2D, 3D, and Drawing Portfolios (new and exp. teachers) Charlotte Chambliss
AP1822AP Computer Sciences PrinciplesLynne Norris
AP1844AP German Language and CultureElizabeth Smith
AP1846AP Spanish Language and Culture (new teachers)Cameron Stephen
AP1858AP Calculus BC (exp. teachers)Mayra Irizarry-Vaughn
AP1861AP Statistics (exp. teachers)Paul Rodriguez
AP1863AP Statistics (new teachers)Robin Levine Wissing
AP1875AP U.S. History Institute (new and exp. teachers)James Sabathne
Ted Dickson
Bill Polasky
AP1879AP World History (exp. teachers)Jonathan Henderson
AP1883AP Biology (exp. teachers)Robert Dennison
AP1885AP Chemistry (exp teachers)David Wentz
AP1894AP Physics 2Michelle Strand
AP18P42Pre-AP Spanish (exp. teachers)Parthena Draggett
AP18P55Pre-AP HS Math: Algebra/Geometry Focus (exp. teachers)Vivian Stephen
AP18P61Pre-AP GeographySusan Hollier

Click here to download the 2018 APSI registration form

Week 4: July 16-19

AP1820AP Computer Science A (exp. teachers)Judith Hromcik
AP1845AP Spanish Literature and CultureMarisa Perez-Bernardo
AP1847AP Spanish Language and Culture (exp. teachers)Thomas Soth
AP1856AP Calculus BC (new teachers)Cedric French
AP1864AP PsychologyCharles Blair Broeker
AP18871AP Human Geography (new teachers)Daniel Berry
AP1874AP European HistoryKathryn Fuelling Metcalf
AP1881AP Biology Karen Davis
AP1889AP Environmental Science (exp. teachers)Brian Kaestner
AP1893AP Physics 1: Labs FocusNicholas Park
AP18P56Pre-AP MS Math (new teachers)Lisa LoConte - Allen
AP18P73Pre-AP U.S. History (new teachers)Dallas Koehn
AP18P74Pre-AP U.S. History (exp. teachers)Rhonda Johnson
AP18P82Pre-AP MS Science (new teachers)Mark Welch
AP18P83Pre-AP Biology (exp. teachers)Kelcey Burris
AP18P85Pre-AP Chemistry (exp. teachers)Todd Abronowitz
AP18P86Pre-AP MS ScienceSara Tipton

Click here to download the 2018 APSI registration form

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