Advanced Placement Summer Institutes, Week 3
August 7 - August 12
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, endorsed by the College Board, hosts a variety of professional development opportunities for teachers, including the only Advanced Placement Summer Institutes in a National Park. Schoodic Institute invites advanced placement teachers to retreat to scenic and serene Schoodic Point on the rocky coast of Maine for instruction and certification this summer. The 2022 courses offered during Week 3 are shown below.
Instructor Jim Lehner has taught AP Environmental Science for the past twenty years at The Taft School in Watertown CT as well as teaching physics and chemistry. Jim has attended the previous seventeen APES Readings first as a Reader then as a Table Leader and finally as a Question Leader. Presently Jim is also finishing a six year term on the APES Test Development Committee. In his “spare” time, Jim enjoys watching soccer and baseball, hiking and playing honky-tonk music on his Telecaster.
Dr. Lenore Schneider earned her undergraduate and Master’s degrees from Duke University and her doctorate from Carnegie Mellon. She has taught AP World History for fifteen years at New Canaan High School in Connecticut, and has served as Reader and Table Leader for the AP Exam essays for many years. She has taught AP workshops and institutes at over twenty sites, including several institutes in Europe, Japan, and China, and has traveled to fifty-three countries. She has also taught AP European History for many years, has served on the AP European History Test Development Committee, and in 2016, the AP European History Standards Setting Committee. She has also mentored AP teachers and College Board consultants and and served on the College Board Advisory Board. Her specialties include writing skills to help students to succeed on the essays, performance assessments, and student centered activities such as simulations and role play.
Enjoy Maine’s early sunrise with a walk in the salty air, attend courses all day and enjoy free time each evening. Our amazing night sky will not disappoint! Lodging and all meals, including a lobster feed are included in the residential price.
In a response to COVID-19, Schoodic Institute has implemented best practices as outlined by the CDC and Maine CDC. Policies include wearing face masks, social distancing, and frequent and thorough cleaning and disinfecting.