AP Fall Seminar: Professional Development for K-12 Teachers
TCU Fall Virtual Seminar 2021 Information
Dates: Saturday, October 16th or 23rd
Who should attend: TCU’s one-day Fall Virtual Seminar Workshops are designed to equip educators to support student learning and success in Advanced Placement Courses. The workshops will be facilitated by experienced instructors who will provide pedagogical tools within course specific content examples.
In this Fall seminar, Teachers will:
- Examine student response samples for free response questions and calibrate rubric alignment.
- Recognize and write/ adapt and modify AP-style items of appropriate rigor.
- Scaffold instruction in order to support students so they can successfully engage with AP-style tasks unit by unit.
- Design and apply scoring rubrics in order to supply students with feedback on AP-style assessments.
When and Where: Saturdays in October from 8:30-3:30 Central Standard Time. Please see specific dates for each course. Sessions will be held online via Video Conferencing in an interactive format.
2021 Fall Session Offerings:
To register online, please click on the individual session title link.
|Course and Instructor||Virtual Date|
|AP Biology with Karen Davis||October 16|
|AP Chemistry with John Gelder||October 16|
|AP Environmental Science with Tony Villarreal||October 16|
|AP Human Geography with Christopher Hall||October 16|
|AP World History with Chad Smith||October 16|
|AP U.S. History with John Irish||October 16|
|AP Calculus AB with Nancy Stephenson||October 23|
|AP English Language with Kevin McDonald||October 23|
|AP English Literature with Celine Gomez||October 23|
|AP Physics 1 with Michelle Stand||October 23|
|AP Statistics with Penny Smeltzer||October 23|
|AP U.S. Government with Ulrich Kleinschmidt||October 23|
Registration: $200 tuition $225 late tuition (0-7 days prior to class beginning)
Registration: Classes can fill early. Late registrations will be accepted on a space available basis. Completed registration forms can be accepted when accompanied by a check, copy of a purchase order. A credit card may be used as a form of payment with online registrations or by calling our office at 817-257-7132. Once our office receives your completed paid registration, you will receive a confirmation email. If the class is full, you will be notified of your wait list status.
Ways to Register:
Download the 2021 fall seminar registration form to pay by check or purchase order
To pay by credit card, click on the individual session link above or to search for sessions click Online registration
Professional Development Credits: Participants will receive 6 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits via digital certificate.
Cancellation and Refund Policies: TCU reserves the right to cancel classes when required minimum enrollment is not met. Instructor illness or extreme weather may also cause the interruption of scheduled classes. TCU will issue a full refund for cancelled registrations received in writing 5 days prior to the start of a class. After that date, no refunds will be possible.
Request for Accommodations: If you require special assistance, please send us notification along with your registration, or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
AP, Advanced Placement, and the Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Board. The College Board has not been involved in the delivery of this workshop.
*College Board®, AP*, Advanced Placement Program* and Pre-AP* are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
Please note, as the College Board redefines their Pre-AP program and the corresponding professional development. Courses formerly listed as “Pre-AP”, (high school and middle school) will now be listed as courses in the Institute for Teaching Excellence.