The College of Continuing Studies is adapting our business operations to continue to serve our customers amid the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Employees will work remotely to assist students, conference and training session attendees and organizers, OLLI members, clients of health, safety and environmental consultations, and others. Bryant Conference Center, Bryant Museum and UA Gadsden Center are closed until further notice. For the latest COVID-19 University of Alabama updates, please visit the UA Health Information website.

General Information

All sessions will be held ONLINE - Daily agenda and Learning management System (LMS) information coming soon!

Registration Information for the Advanced Placement® Summer Institutes

Advanced Institutes - Experienced AP Teachers

The Advanced Institute is designed for experienced teachers who have already attended an introductory AP training session and who have taught Advanced Placement for at least two years. This seminar introduces new subject matter while placing a strong emphasis on practical teaching skills that participants can take back to their existing AP programs.

Introductory Institutes - New AP Teachers

Teachers with minimal or no training in Advanced Placement curricula are encouraged to attend the introductory institutes. Topics covered include subject matter content, test construction, pupil and teacher selection, College Board policies and procedures, and preparation and grading of AP tests.

Please Note: All workshop offerings are contingent upon sufficient demand. Please register early to ensure that your subject area will be offered.

Continuing Education Units

Three CEUs (equivalent to 30 contact hours of instruction) will be awarded for successfully completing an institute. Graduate credit is not an option for any subject.
Alabama Education Professionals PowerSchool Course # 249457 Registration link:

Alabama teachers MUST register in PowerSchool (link above) to receive credit for attendance. Each AP course instructor page contains the individual session registration link.  Participants MUST register in BOTH locations. You may reach out to Angela Lewis with any PowerSchool registration issues at

All other states' teachers need to verify with their school system that our APSI’s CE Certificate will qualify as professional development credit.

Questions about Advanced Placement Summer Institutes?

For more information contact Sea Talantis at 205-348-3014 or or Mandy Guin at 205-348-6222 or