Professional Development


Phoenix Desert AP® Summer Institute


The Phoenix Desert AP® Summer Institute is proud to announce the dates for our summer institutes for summer 2017. This is our fourteenth year serving the Arizona schools by providing College Board® endorsed summer institutes in Tucson and Phoenix. We are proud to partner in Tucson with the Tucson Unified School District and in Phoenix with the Paradise Valley Unified School District to bring you these outstanding institutes. Our presenters are trained and endorsed by the College Board. Last year our institutes were attended by teachers across Arizona as well as fifteen other states and six countries. We invite you to join us this summer.

Classes will be held from 8AM – 4 PM each day. Cost for the AP® Sessions is $725.00. Lab classes have a $20.00 lab fee.

For more information, please call our office at 602-992-2375, or email our Director, Vicki Musen.

The Tucson Session, (8AM – 4PM)
June 20-23, 2017 (Tuesday through Friday)
Tucson High Magnet School
400 N. 2nd Avenue, Tucson, AZ, 85705

The Phoenix Session (8AM – 4PM)
July 17-81, 2017 (Monday through Thursday)
Pinnacle High School
3535 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix. AZ 85050

Visit the Phoenix Desert AP Summer Institute website for more information, registration and discount hotel information.



The 2017 Phoenix Desert Summer Institute
Advanced/Honors & Gifted Strategies Sessions

In conjunction with the Phoenix Desert AP® Summer Institute we are pleased to offer the following newly designed workshop sessions. These sessions are designed for any teacher who teaches Advanced, Honors or Gifted students but all teachers are welcome. Most of these courses may also be used for the Gifted Endorsement.

Cost for the four day workshop is $695.00 per person. Lunch and materials are included, as well as breakfast the first morning.

Tucson Session
June 20-23, 2017 (Tuesday – Friday)
Tucson High Magnet School
400 N. 2nd Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85705

Phoenix Session
July 17-20, 2017 (Monday-Thursday)
Pinnacle High School
3535 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050

Visit the Phoenix Desert Summer Institute website for class syllabus, presenter information and on hotels offering special rates for attendees.