Seminars Silicon Valley" was previously known as "AP* Seminars at Stanford University."
website is under constructions for 2015 and will be ready for viewing by about December 1. Institute dates for 2015
will most likely be July 20-23 and, possibly, July 27-30. Updates will be posted in this space prior to the website
going live for 2015. We will begin accepting registrations for 2015 on January 1. Anything below the dashed lines
below should be considered at this point as a work in progress!
General Information for AP* Seminars
July 19-23, 2015
run July 20–23)
(Possibly some sections to be held July 27-30)
AP* SEMINARS IN
Biology • Chemistry • Calculus AB • Calculus BC (8) • Computer
Science A • Economics
English Language &
Composition • English Literature
& Composition-New •
Literature & Composition-Experienced • European
History • French Language
& Culture •
1 and 2 • Psychology • Spanish Language & Culture-New •
Spanish Language & Culture-Experienced • Spanish Literature & Culture (8)
Statistics • U.S. Government
& Politics • U.S. History • World
(Possibly add: Environmental
Science, Chinese, Art History)
AP* Seminars Silicon Valley announces a four-day summer program, July 19-23, 2015 (classes run
July 20–23) in the fields listed above. will provide
teachers in the Advanced Placement Program* with the skills and materials they need to successfully teach AP*. These courses
are appropriate for both new and experienced teachers.
Outstanding College Board endorsed presenters
seminars have been taught for many years at Stanford and local high schools.
Due to space limitations
at Stanford University, most classes will abe held on the campus of Palo Alto High School, adjacent to Stanford. At least
two classes will be held on the Stanford campus and participants desiring lodging will be housed on the Stanford campus.
Stanford and Palo Alto High School are
conveniently located near two major airports (San Francisco and San Jose) and boasts a generally mild summer climate, and
is within easy driving distance of San Francisco.
Details, Details, Details,
. . .
Sunday, July 19–Thursday, July 23, 2015
(No classes on Sunday; Stanford dorm check-in, early
registration, and reception only)
Stanford, CA, and Palo Alto High School, adjacent to Stanford.
Most sessions will be held on the Palo Alto HS campus.
A limited amount of lodging/meals is available on the Stanford campus
The College Board*.
Board* materials, samples of AP* curriculum and AP* Exam information will be provided to all participants.
New or experienced AP* teachers.
Unless indicated as "New"
or "Experienced," sessions are combined sessions and are appropriate for both new and
experienced AP* teachers.
AGENDA (subject to change): Catered morning breaks provided Monday - Thursday
3:00 pm–7:00 pm: Stanford dorm check-in, early registration,
(no classes on Sunday; commuters welcome, but not required
8:30 am–12:00 noon: curriculum
sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School
12:00 noon–1:00 pm: lunch
pm–4:30 pm: curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School
Tuesday, Wednesday, 7/21–7/22
8:00 am–12:00 noon: curriculum sessions at Stanford
and Palo Alto High School
curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School
Dorm check out prior to class meeting - luggage can be kept for
you in a secure place
noon: curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School
12:00 noon–1:00 pm: lunch
pm: curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School
NOTE: Any one section must have a minimum of six participants
to be offered. Any decision to cancel a section due to low enrollment will be made at least 30 days in advance of the start
of the workshop. In the event of cancellation by AP* Seminars, any and all fees will be refunded.
Click here to see a list of Institute Presenters
Click here for information about Fees and
For additional information,
contact Duane Hinders at:
phone: (650) 964-3082