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AP Summer Institutes 2018 


ADE Grant Funds were used the summer of 2018 to fund approximately 750 Arkansas teachers .

A new ***Pre-AP/AP teacher has never attended an AP Summer Institute in the specific subject area or has been trained but has taught the course for only one year.

An experienced ***Pre-AP/AP teacher has attended at least one AP Summer Institute in the specific subject area and has taught the course for two or more years.

Consultant biographies and course descriptions available on Consultant Page!

June 12-15, 2018, on the campus of UA Little Rock

Pre-AP High School English – Brook Bullock
Pre-AP Middle School English (New Teachers) – Teresa Tyra
Pre AP Middle School English (Experienced Teachers) – Stephanie Woolley
Pre-AP Math I (Pre-Algebra Focus) – Brian Wynne
Pre-AP Math II (Algebra 1 Focus) – Stephanie Thetford
Pre-AP Math III (Algebra/Geometry Focus) – Vivian Stephens
Pre-AP Math IV (Algebra 2/Pre-Calculus Focus) – Corey Boby
Pre-AP Middle School Social Studies (New Teachers) – Dallas Koehn
Pre-AP Middle School Social Studies (Experienced Teachers) – Rhonda Johnson
Pre-AP High School Social Studies (Econ/Civics Focus) – Eugene Chase
Pre-AP Middle School Science – Lisa Tobias
AP U.S. History (New Teachers) – Penny Rosas
AP U.S. History (Experienced Teachers)- John Irish

AP Art History – Marsha Russell

June 26-29, 2018, on the campus of UA Little Rock

AP World History – Krista Boivie
AP U.S. Gov’t and Politics – Eugene Chase
AP European History – Patti Harrold
AP English Language (New Teachers) – Sandra Coker
AP English Language (Experienced Teachers) – Katie Stueart
AP English Literature (New Teachers) – Joyce Herr
AP English Literature (Experienced Teachers) – Terry Caruso
AP Studio Art (New Teachers) – Jane Harlow
AP Studio Art (Experienced Teachers) – Quiquia Calhoun
 AP Spanish Language – Cameron Stephen
AP Computer Science Principles – Frank Hulsman
Pre-AP Physical Science – Cheri Blackwood

July 10-13, 2018, on the campus of ASMSA in Hot Springs, AR

AP Biology (New Teachers) – Mark Welch
AP Biology (Experienced Teachers) – Joy Killough
AP Chemistry (New Teachers) – Janice Willingham
AP Chemistry (Experienced Teachers) – T.J. Dortch
AP Environmental Science – Jim Lehner
AP Physics 1 – Julie Hood
AP Statistics – Penny Smeltzer
Pre-AP Middle School Science – Mark Welch
AP Calculus AB (New Teachers) – Deborah Costello
AP Calculus AB (Experienced Teachers) – Kenny Moore


*”Teachers attending Pre-AP training at UA Little Rock’s Advanced Placement Summer Institute in their subject areas satisfy the training requirement as outlined in Section 4.03 of the Arkansas Department of Education Rules for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Diploma Incentive Program.”

**”Pre-AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the development and delivery of this professional development.”