"AP* Seminars Silicon Valley" was previously known as "AP* Seminars at Stanford University."
This website is under construction
2015 details ready for viewing by about December 15.  
Updates will be posted in this space prior to the website going live for 2015.
2015 Institute dates: July 20-23.  
2015 Registration begins January 1.  
Anything below the dashed lines below should be considered at this point as a work in progress (this page is basically accurate, but the links may not be active yet)!

General Information for AP* Seminars July 20-23, 2015

Art History • Biology • Chemistry Calculus AB • Calculus BC • Chinese Language & Culture • 
Computer Science A • Economics • English Language & Composition • English Literature & Composition-New • English Literature & Composition-Experienced  Environmental Science • European History • French Language & Culture • Physics 1 and 2 • Psychology • Spanish Language & Culture • Spanish Literature & Culture • Statistics • U.S. Government & Politics  U.S. History • World 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. 
Outstanding College Board endorsed presenters 
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.  
These seminars have been taught for many years at Stanford and local high schools.
In 2015, all classes will be held on the campus of Palo Alto High School, adjacent to Stanford University. For participants desiring lodging, a list of cooperating local hotels and motels will be provided.
Palo Alto High School is conveniently located near two major airports (San Francisco and San Jose) and boasts a generally mild summer climate. It is within easy driving distance of San Francisco. If you are lucky and interested, the World Champion San Francisco Giants (minus one Panda) may be in town during the workshop!

Details, Details, Details, . . . 

Monday, July 20–Thursday, July 23, 2015 
Palo Alto High School (adjacent to Stanford University), 50 Embarcadero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94301.
(It is possible that we will have lodging available on the Stanford campus and that a couple of classes will be held there.  We will not know about this until mid-January.  Information about loding options will be posted here at that time.)
FEES AND CREDITS:  Tuition: $725 early; $760 regular; $810 late.  Click HERE for complete details on Fees and Credit.
The College Board*.
College 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

Monday, 7/20
8:30 am–12:00 noon:  curriculum sessions at Palo Alto High School 
12:00 noon–1:00 pm:  lunch (available for purchase: see Fees and Credits)
1:00 pm–4:30 pm:      curriculum sessions at Palo Alto High School
Tuesday, Wednesday, 7/21–7/22
8:00 am–12:00 noon:  curriculum sessions at Palo Alto High School 
12:00 noon–1:00 pm:  lunch (available for purchase: see Fees and Credits)
 1:00 pm–4:30 pm:     curriculum sessions at Palo Alto High School
Thursday, 7/23:
8:00 am –12:00 noon:  curriculum sessions at Palo Alto High School 
12:00 noon–1:00 pm:  lunch (available for purchase: see Fees and Credits)
1:00 pm–4:00 pm:      curriculum sessions at Palo Alto High School 
NOTE: Any one section must have a minimum of eight 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.
REFUNDS: There is a non-refundable $50 deposit due at the time of registration. Additional refunds depend upon when requests are received and diminish closer to the start date.  For full details concerning refunds, see Fees and Credits and FAQ#12.
Fees and Credit

  For additional information,  contact Duane Hinders at:
phone: (650) 964-3082
    fax: (650) 967-7388 


"Willie" and "Tara" waiting for Santa



AP Seminars students enjoying a break from class.

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