Advanced Placement Institute

During the summer of 2021, 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 are:

  • prepared to teach advanced placement curriculum coursework material to students, preparing them for strong performance on the Advanced Placement exam
  • prepared to employ a variety of teaching methods to encourage rigor appropriate for each subject
  • 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 21, 2021 – Thursday, June 24, 2021

Content Areas

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

Week II: Monday, July 12, 2021 – Thursday, July 15, 2021

Content Areas

  • Computer Science Principles
  • Statistics

Week III: Monday, July 26, 2021 – Thursday, July 29, 2021

Content Areas

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • Physics 1: Algebra Based
  • English Language and Composition


Questions? Email Nancy Williams at or call 828.250.2353.