Outstanding College Board* endorsed presenters will provide teachers in the Advanced Placement Program* with the skills and materials you need to successfully teach AP*. These courses are appropriate for both new and experienced teachers.  This will be the eighteenth year these seminars have been taught at Stanford and Palo Alto High School.
All classes will be held on the campus of Palo Alto High School, adjacent to Stanford University.  Dorm housing will be available at Stanford University (see Registration/Payment 2019   for details). 

Palo Alto High School and Stanford University are conveniently located near two major airports (San Francisco and San Jose) and boasts a generally mild summer climate. It is within easy driving distance of San Francisco. 
REGISTRATION/FEES: Please go to the Registration/Payment 2019 page for full details about fee options, the registration process, and payment methods.
(Note that We Do NOT accept Purchase Orders;
payment can be made by check, credit card, or PayPal.)
General Information
Classes will be held a Palo Alto High School (adjacent to Stanford University), 50 Embarcadero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94301.  A limited amount of dorm housing (including breakfast and dinner) will be available on the Stanford campus.
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Details, Details, Details . . .
Computer Science Principles only: Tuesday, July 23–Friday, July 26 (Lodging check-in on 7/22)
Monday, July 29–Thursday, August 1 2019 (Stanford lodging check-in is on Sunday, 7/28)
The Hinders and Pippa get ready for Christmas

For additional information, contact Duane Hinders at Duane@apseminars.com  or (650) 964-3082

Our staff (and one dog)

AP Seminars Silicon Valley is pleased to announce two four-day AP Summer Institutes (APSI) in 2019:
Week 1, July 23-26, there will be  just a single subject: Computer Science Principles. 
Week 2, July 29-August 1, there will be twenty-two additional sections. 
We are now accepting registrations.  Before registering, however, we strongly recommend that you read the information on this page and on the  Fees/Registration/Payment page. However, if you are the type that doesn’t like to read manuals, you can proceed directly to the  Registration Website for Week 1 or the Registration Website for Week 2.
NOTE: if you are signing up for Week 1, lodging at the Guest House will be available as an option only until May 28.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Duane at Duane@APSeminars.com.
Thank you for your interest in AP* Seminars Silicon Valley.
Classes offered in
Art History
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chinese Language and Culture
Computer Science A
Computer Science Principles                  (Week 1)
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
AP* Seminars Silicon Valley
Stanford University and Palo Alto High School
July 23-26, 2019: Computer Science Principles
July 29 – August 1, 2019: Main Event (22 classes)
Environmental Science

European History

French Language and Culture

Physics 1

Physics  C


Spanish Language and Culture

Spanish Literature and Culture


U.S. Government & Politics

U.S. History

World History

Click on  Registration/Payment 2019 to be directed to the Registration page.

The Hinders and grandson Sammy diving in Maui


Presenters have to eat too!

Checking out the book display

Enjoying the Sunday night reception at Stanford

         SCHEDULE/AGENDA (subject to change; there is a  15 minute break during the morning)

        Monday , 7/22/19 :   Computer Science Principles (Week 1) Guest House Check-in
Sunday, 7/28/19 :     Stanford Dorm Check-in for Week 2; Reception for on-campus participants

Monday, 7/29/19      (Tuesday, 7/23 for Computer Science Principles)

8:00 am–12:30 pm:             Opening assembly; Curriculum Sessions (Palo Alto HS)
12:30–1:15 pm:                    Lunch (available for purchase: see Registration/Payment 2019)
1:15 pm–4:30 pm:               Curriculum Sessions (Palo Alto HS)
       Tuesday, Wednesday 7/30-7/31     (Wednesday, Thursday 7/24-25 for Computer Science Principles)
8:00 am–12:30 pm:              Curriculum Sessions (Palo Alto HS)
12:30 –1:15 pm:                     Lunch (available for purchase: see Registration/Payment 2019)
12:45 pm–4:30 pm:              Curriculum Sessions (Palo Alto HS)
       Thursday, 8/1     (Friday, 7/26 for Computer Science Principles)
        8:00 am–12:00 noon:         Curriculum Sessions (Palo Alto HS)
       12:00 noon –12:45 pm:      Lunch (available for purchase: see  Registration/Payment 2019
       12:45 pm–3:30 pm:               Curriculum Sessions (Palo Alto HS)
NOTE:  Any one section must have a minimum of eight participants to be offered.  Any decision to cancel a section due to low enrollment will be made at least thirty days prior to the start date of the institute.  In the event of cancellation by AP* Seminars, any and all fees paid will be refunded.
Refunds are a function of when requests are received and diminish closer to the institute start date.  For full details concerning refunds, see Cancellation Policy in the Payment Information section of Registration/Payment 2019 and FAQ#12.