Posted: 6/03/98

A&M International Offers AP Summer Institute July 27 - 31



Texas A&M International University will offer an Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute for educators July 27 - 31 at the University.

Oscar J. Muñoz, director of Continuing Education at A&M International, said the summer program provides educators with an opportunity to receive Advancement Placement training in a focused environment.

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

Subject sessions to be offered during the AP Summer Institute include English Language and Literature, English Pre-AP, Math Pre-AP, Biology, Spanish Language and Literature, Calculus AB and Administration.

The one-day AP session in administration will be held on Friday, July 31 from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tuition is $75. Lunch will be provided.

All other AP sessions are week-long and will be offered July 27 - 31 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon Friday. Tuition is $300 per session. Lunch will be provided Monday - Thursday.

Persons who register for the AP Summer Institute will receive College Board AP packets and materials, and additional instructional handouts from session instructors.

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

For additional information on A&M International's AP Summer Institute, please call the University's Office of Continuing Education at 326-2700, visit their offices in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library room 332 or email contedu@tamiu.edu.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu