Advanced Placement Institute

During the summer of 2016, the Professional Education department at UNC Asheville will welcome high school teachers who have an enthusiasm for teaching and a desire to learn more about their content areas, pedagogy, and methodology while becoming certified to teach Advanced Placement credit courses.

At the end of the Advanced Placement Institute, participants will:

  • be prepared to teach advanced placement curriculum coursework material to students, preparing them for strong performance on the Advanced Placement exam
  • be prepared to employ a variety of teaching methods to encourage rigor appropriate for each subject
  • be part of a community of learners whose content knowledge, pedagogy and best practices can be shared by participants beyond the Institute.

Session I: June 27 - 30, 2016

Content Areas

  • Calculus AB
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • U.S. History
  • World History

Session II: July 25 - 28, 2016

Content Areas

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Physics

Please contact us for specific course descriptions. On-campus lodging is available. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.


Email Nancy Williams at or call 828-250-2353.

Complete the 2016 Advanced Placement Summer Institute Registration Form