Arts

The 2019 Silver State AP* Summer Institute is offering the following AP sessions. Please note some AP sessions are split by participant's years of teaching the specified AP subject; this may be different than years of experience teaching. Please register according to the following requirements:

    • New is designed specifically for teachers with 0-3 years of experience teaching the specified AP subject.
    • Experienced requires the participants have taught the specified AP subject for a minimum of 3 years.

Please understand that years teaching AP may be different than total years of teaching experience.

AP Arts

Instructor: Dr. Robert Coad

Syllabus: AP Art History

AP Art History

The College Board-endorsed AP Summer Institutes provide teachers with in-depth training in AP courses and teaching strategies. Participants engage in at least 30 hours of pedagogical and content rich training led by College Board-endorsed consultants and receive printed materials, including course outlines ; content -related handouts; and student samples, scoring guidelines, and commentary for the most recent AP Exam free-response questions.

Robert Coad presently teaches AP Art History at Windward School, Los Angeles, having previously taught AP Art History at Hamilton High School’s Humanities Magnet in Los Angeles Unified School District for 25 years. Since 2003 Robert has been a frequent presenter of one-day AP Art History Workshops for the College Board Western Region and 5-day summer institutes throughout the Western Region, Canada, including Columbia College’s National AP Summer Institute for the Arts (2005). Robert presented one-day Art History Workshops at AP National Conferences (Chicago, Los Angeles, Orlando) and served as a panelist at Western Region Academic Conferences in Seattle, Anaheim and San Francisco. Robert has served as a National Leader Consultant and is a Reader for AP Art History. He was honored as a Distinguished Teacher (AP Art History) at the Western Region Conference in Las Vegas (2006). Robert holds National Board Certification in Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood Art (2002/2012). He is a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship and a Humanities Teacher Leadership program award recipient.

Instructor: Jerry Stefl

Syllabus: AP Studio Art

Participant Letter (please read prior to the institute)

AP Studio Art

The College Board-endorsed AP Summer Institutes provide teachers with in-depth training in AP courses and teaching strategies. Participants engage in at least 30 hours of pedagogical and content rich training led by College Board-endorsed consultants and receive printed materials, including course outlines ; content -related handouts; and student samples, scoring guidelines, and commentary for the most recent AP Exam free-response questions.

Jerry Stefl divided his teaching time for 33 years between Carl Sandburg High School and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has now been given Emeritus status at SAIC. He is a past President of the Illinois Art Education Association, past member of the AP Development Committee, lead consultant for the AP Studio Art Vertical Guide and developed the Pre-AP Vertical Team Professional Development Workshops (2003 & 2013). He also conducts experienced, advanced and Pre-AP workshops internationally and is the past content editor of AP Central. Jerry has received The Sharpe Artist/Educator Fellowship, National Secondary Art Educator of the Year, Illinois Art Educator of the Year, The International Kohl Award for Exemplary Teaching, Teacher of the Year/District #230 and Carl Sandburg High School and is a Distinguished Member of IAEA. He received the Chairman’s Award for outstanding achievement as adjunct faculty at The Art Institute of Chicago in 2014 and received the Distinguished Service to the Profession of Art Education Award from the National Art Education Association in 2015. Jerry is also on the Executive Board and Co-Chair of the Education Committee at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art.