High school students across the country and around the world take AP courses and exams to challenge themselves, explore their interests, earn college credit and gain “advanced” placement for course selections. Your AP exam scores can earn college credit before you set foot on a college campus, and perhaps, let you skip introductory college courses. Since 1993, the State Legislature has provided funds to support student achievement and increase both student AP participation and performance with subsidizes for AP exam fees and district reimbursements for a portion of a teacher’s training registration fee through the enactment of the AP/IB Incentive Program. (Title 19 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC] §74.29)
2020 AP/IB TTR
There are two significate additions for this year’s opportunities:
- All TEA approved training opportunities offered online are eligible for reimbursement as approved courses.
- A new category of training has been added for depth of content knowledge in the subject being taught. An AP or IB program teacher may take a 3+ college credit summer course to increase their knowledge and gain a greater depth of content understanding for the course(s) they are assigned to teach during 2020-2021.
Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) are being transformed in meet the needs of AP teachers. Some scheduled APSIs have been cancelled and others have gone online. Learn about the College Board’s intensive AP Summer Institutes and how to register by visiting the AP Central APSI website for all the details.
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