Advanced Placement Institute

During the summer of 2020, the office of Professional Education 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.

Week I: Monday, June 22, 2020 - Thursday, June 25, 2020

Content Areas

  • Biology
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • Statistics
  • World History
  • US History

Week II: Monday, July 13, 2020 - Thursday, July 16, 2020

Content Areas

  • English Language and Composition
  • Computer Science Principles

Week III: Monday, July 27, 2020 - Thursday, July 30, 2020

Content Areas

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • Physics 1: Algebra Based


Registration information coming soon!

Questions? Email Nancy Williams at or call 828.250.2353.