COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 33

May 21, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Duke University Talent Identification Program Advanced Placement Teacher Workshop

 

The Talent Identification Program (TIP) at Duke University will conduct an Advanced Placement (AP) Teacher Workshop on June 14-15, 2002, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

 

This two-day workshop focuses on enhancement of teaching strategies to prepare students for the tests as well as practical classroom use of AP manuals and simulations. AP session leaders will conduct the instruction, and participants will use actual AP exams and answers to cover various test evaluation procedures. Content areas include:

 

English Language and Composition

English Literature and Composition

Calculus AB

European History

United States History

 

The registration fee of $250 includes all workshop instructional materials, a copy of a TIP AP manual, and breakfast and lunch for both days.

 

For registration information, please contact Kristen R. Stephens, Ph.D., (mailto:kstephens@tip.duke.edu), support services coordinator, Duke University Talent Identification Program, at (919) 683-1400.

 

For further information, please contact Anita W. Wallace (mailto:awallace@mail.vak12ed.edu),secondary English specialist, at (804) 371-7585.

 

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