Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI)

We are pleased to host College Board AP Summer Institute (APSI) workshops. These workshops provide intensive professional development for AP educators in New Mexico and across the country. APSI meets New Mexico state requirements for professional development credit.

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What We Cover

Whether you are a new or experienced AP educator, APSI will help you take your teaching to the next level. Led by College Board-endorsed instructors, our workshops can help you:

  • make equitable access a guiding principle in your school’s AP Program;
  • prepare your students for success in college-level courses;
  • develop instructional approaches that align with the goals of AP;
  • identify the tasks and materials for which students might need more preparation;
  • draft a syllabus that meets the curricular requirements for the course; and
  • successfully coordinate your schools’ AP Exam administration.

Professional Development

On behalf of the NM Public Education Department, we invite New Mexico teachers who seek professional development in the area of Advanced Placement education to attend the New Mexico APSI. Our in-state teachers enjoy:

  • no registration fees; and 
  • paid accommodations.

To our out-of-state guests, we welcome you to New Mexico! We hope you’ll make us your top choice as you continue your professional development.

AP Summer Institute Information

All New Mexico APSI's will take place in a virtual format for the 2021 summer.

Courses offered during week one (June 7–11, 2021):

  • Art and Design
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition (New Teachers)
  • English Language and Composition (Experienced Teachers)
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • U.S. History
  • World History (Modern)

Courses offered during week two (June 14–18, 2021):

  • Computer Science Principals
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition (New Teachers)
  • English Literature and Composition (Experienced Teachers)
  • Environmental Science
  • Government and Politics - U.S.
  • Physics I: Algebra Based
  • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Statistics

Tuition for all New Mexico teachers is covered by NMPED, College and Career Readiness Bureau. Out of state cost is $500. Please see below for additional information and policies.

We will make AP bundles available in a hard copy or electronic copy. You may choose the format you wish to receive your bundle. Please be aware you will need to register before the deadline to receive a hard copy of your bundle.

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    Course Registration

      NMPED AP Summer Institute Scholarship

      We are also pleased to let you know about this year’s out-of-state APSI opportunity. CCRB will reimburse registration costs to districts who pay for their teachers to attend out-of-state APSI trainings not available in New Mexico.

      To be eligible, the requested course must not be offered in New Mexico during 2021, and you must complete and verify all training by 5:00 p.m. on June 25, 2021. The process is simple but you’ll need to work with your administrator and REC-9 for approval. The application to apply is below. Deadline to submit is May 7, 2021.

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