APIP Information Session

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  • To align with NYC DOE, iLearnNYC, and network initiatives; To increase teacher preparedness to teach AP level coursework; Increase parent awareness of college readiness resources;
  • APIP Information Session

    1. 1. <ul><li>Districts 17 & 20 </li></ul><ul><li>Project AP Bound </li></ul><ul><li>2011-2012 </li></ul>Advanced Placement Incentive Program (APIP) Information Session
    2. 2. Purpose of Project AP Bound <ul><li>To demonstrate that given the opportunity and 21 st century resources, students enrolled in targeted District 17 & 20 middle and high schools serving high concentrations of low income students and English language learners can access, participate and succeed in pre-AP and AP courses and exams, and increase academic performance in English, math and science. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Project AP Bound Goals <ul><li>To increase the number of low-income students taking AP exams </li></ul><ul><li>To increase the number of low-income students taking pre-AP and AP courses </li></ul><ul><li>To increase the number of AP and pre-AP courses offered </li></ul>
    4. 4. Professional Development Opportunities <ul><li>Integrate instructional technology resources & tools into AP curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Academic enrichment and online courses to increase interest and ability to teach AP level coursework </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum mapping to align AP courses to common core standards </li></ul><ul><li>Increase instructional technology literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Develop teacher-created online instructional units </li></ul>
    5. 5. Professional Development Opportunities <ul><li>College Board training (9-12 th grades) </li></ul><ul><li>Spring Board training (8 th grade) </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a collaborative community of AP instructors across schools to implement a shared-teacher model of instruction for teaching AP courses </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical teacher team development </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing and sustained in-school support </li></ul>
    6. 6. Student Activities and Resources <ul><li>Increase opportunities for all students, to include ELLs and low-income students to take AP prep courses and exams. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase awareness of, and readiness for AP courses and exams. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide access to online and blended courses in preparation for AP exams </li></ul>
    7. 7. Student Activities and Resources <ul><li>Increase college readiness and awareness for students and parents </li></ul><ul><li>Career and academic mentoring via schools’ educational partners </li></ul><ul><li>Development of student ePortfolios to enhance college application process </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced articulation among participating schools to sustain AP preparation from middle to high school </li></ul>
    8. 8. Data Collection <ul><li>Participating staff </li></ul><ul><li>Participating students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low-Income </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELLs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>AP course performance </li></ul><ul><li>AP exam performance </li></ul>

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