Endorsed by the College Board, an Advanced Placement Summer Institute for Teachers was sponsored, managed, and held at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education from June 18-22, 2012. Teachers earned a total of 30 hours in training that provided support, best practices and teaching strategies needed to successfully teach AP courses. Using College Board materials and AP Certified Instructors, 20 AP subjects were offered during this session, including Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Comparative Government and Politics, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, Human Geography, Latin, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, U.S. Government add Politics, U.S. History and World History. Participants included 309 high school teachers representing Georgia, Alabama, California, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and two participants from Germany – the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).
- UGA’s Archway Partnership wins regional award for outreach
- Campers get hands-on career education experiences through UGA’s Summer Academy
- Atlanta industry funds engineering summer camp at UGA for minority students
- UGA will feed more local residents this fall with Campus Kitchen on wheels
- UGA new faculty get a tour of the state
- McDuffie County expands leadership pipeline with UGA support