Advanced Placement Summer Institute

Summer 2015 Course Offerings

Registration for our 2015 APSI will open on Monday, February 2, 2015. We will update the website as new course updates and information become available. We look forward to seeing all of you this summer. 

Click on the title of your workshop to view the course description, lead consultant biography and any materials required for the Institute (check back for updates!).

To learn more about our APSI, click on the sidebar pages to the left for times and locations, FAQs, registration and housing information, and testimonials.

*Note: All courses will be hosted at the SMU-in-Plano campus except AP* Computer Science, which will be hosted at John Paul II High School in Plano.

Week 1: July 20-23, 2015

Workshop College Board Consultant
Home School
Pre-AP* English for Middle School Teachers
Sandra Effinger 
Department of Defense, Naples, Italy
Pre-AP* Math for Middle School Teachers

Debbie Preston 
Keystone School, San Antonio, TX
Pre-AP* Math for High School Teachers (Algebra II/Pre-Cal focus)
Jill Bell 
Ronald Reagan High School, San Antonio, TX
Pre-AP* Math for High School Teachers (Geometry focus) Melissa Burkhead
Trinity Valley School, Fort Worth, TX
AP* Calculus AB
Candace Smalley
Trinity Valley School, Fort Worth, TX
AP* Calculus BC
Joe Milliet
St. Mark's School of Texas, Dallas, TX
AP* Computer Science A*

Leon Schram
John Paul II High School, Plano, TX
AP* Economics (Micro and Macro)
Ulrich Kleinschmidt 
Kempner High School, Sugar Land, TX
AP* English Literature
Lynne Weber 
St. Mark's School of Texas, Dallas, TX
AP* French Language & Culture
François Wolman
Canyon High School, Canyon Country, CA 
and Los Angeles Valley College

Week 2: July 27-30, 2015

Workshop College Board Consultant
Home School
Pre-AP* English for High School Teachers
Sandra Effinger 
Department of Defense, Naples, Italy
Pre-AP* U.S. History
Dallas Koehn 
Union 9th Grade Center, Broken Arrow, OK
AP* English Language
Angela Dorman 
Dallas Public Schools, Dallas, TX
AP* Psychology

Margaret Davidson 
Rockwall-Heath High School, Rockwall, TX
AP* Spanish Language & Culture (New teachers)
Cameron Stephen
Cy-Fair High School, Cypress, TX
AP* U.S. Government

Lori Dumerer 
R. L. Turner High School, Carrollton, TX
AP* U.S. History
John Irish 
Carroll Senior High School, Southlake, TX

AP* World History
Paul Philp
John Paul II High School, Plano, TX

"Experienced" refers to those teachers who have taught the Pre-AP* curriculum for two or more years.

"New" refers to those teachers who have taught the Pre-AP* curriculum for fewer than two years.

If a workshop does not indicate new or experienced, it is open to teachers of all experience levels.

* Advanced Placement Program and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board and have been used with permission.