A&M International's Continuing Ed. Registering for AP Summer Institute

Local and area educators who wish to participate in Texas A&M International University's Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute must register by Tuesday, July 15.

Registrations for the AP Summer Institute received after July 15 will be accepted on a space available basis and will be subject to a $15 late registration fee.

The AP Summer Institute, to be held July 28 - August 1 at the University's main campus, provides educators with an opportunity to receive Advancement Placement training in a focused environment, explained Oscar J. Munoz, Director of Continuing Education at A&M International.

"AP training helps teachers to better prepare their students for Advanced Placement course and examinations. It is a rigorous training program required by the State of Texas for all teachers who conduct AP classes at the high school level or Pre-AP classes at the middle school level," he said.

AP courses that will be available at A&M International this summer will include English Language, English Literature, Math Pre-AP, Biology, Chemistry, English Pre-AP, and Administration, all offered from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon Friday, from July 28 - Aug. 1.

Tuition is $300 per course. Tuition costs include lunches provided Monday - Thursday.

A separate AP training in administration will be held Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at a cost of $50. Lunch will be provided.

Information on course registration is available by calling the University's Office of Continuing Education at 326-2700. Information may also be secured by fax at 326-2239 or by email at ojmunoz@tamiu.edu.

For additional information on A&M International's AP Summer Institute, please contact the University's Office of Continuing Education at 326 - 2700.

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