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 sixteenth 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.)
Co-Directors Duane and Normajean Hinders enjoy their anniversary dinner at the Lahaina Grill.
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 housing (including breakfast and dinner) will be available on the Stanford campus.
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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:

             e-mail:          Duane@apseminars.com  
             phone:          (650) 964-3082
             fax:                 (650) 967-7388

Some of our staff

AP Seminars silicon Valley is pleased to announce two four-day 2019 AP Summer Institutes (APSI):
Week 1, July 23-26, will be just a single subject: Computer Science Principles. 
Week 2, July 29-August 1, will offer 22 additional sections. 
Classes will be held at Palo Alto High School
Limited dorm space will be available on the campus of Stanford University. 
The website for 2019 is currently under development. That means for now that much of the information below this box is outdated, pages may be missing, and many links may not work.  The site, including full institute details, costs, and registration procedures, should be updated and complete by December 1, 2018 and we will begin accepting registrations on January 1, 2019 
If you have any questions prior to December 1, 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.

         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–12:00 noon:        Opening assembly; Curriculum Sessions (Palo Alto HS)
12:00 noon–12:45 pm:     Lunch (available for purchase: see Registration/Payment 2019)
12:45 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–12:00 noon:          Curriculum Sessions (Palo Alto HS)
12:00 noon–12:45 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 Fees and Credits and FAQ#12.