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Glasscock School of Continuing Studies

Advanced Placement

Archway with owlSince 1994, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies has provided high-quality professional development and enrichment for AP and Pre-AP teachers and students.

AP and College Readiness

Academies AP Teachers

The Academies, a 26-hour course, provide experienced AP teachers the opportunity to delve deeply into specific course content with higher education faculty and to connect to their discipline’s current work.

AP Summer Institute

The Rice AP and Pre-AP Summer Institutes are 30-hour, subject-specific, professional development opportunities for new and experienced AP and Pre-AP teachers.

Fall AP Seminar

This six-hour, Advanced Placement Seminar provides a forum for the exploration and discussion of course content, best practices and instructional strategies. The Fall Seminar offers courses both online and at the Rice campus.

Spring AP Exam Prep Workshops

This one-day workshop is designed for teachers interested in acquiring strategies for preparing their students for the AP exam.

Middle School Institute

The Middle School Institute is designed to help teachers increase the rigor of content so students develop the strong foundation necessary for success in secondary advanced academics and post-secondary courses. Content specific workshops are being offered for English, math, science and social studies middle school teachers.

AP Exam Review

This one-day event is aimed toward helping Houston-area students prepare for their AP exams. The AP exam review will be led by experienced AP teachers in a variety of subjects.

AP and Pre-AP Online Mentoring

In conjunction with our customized district professional development, we offer Web-delivered programs designed to assist AP and Pre-AP teachers in mastering their content and vertical alignment. The web-based programs provide teachers with the support, knowledge and networks vital to building strong AP and Pre-AP programs.