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Pre-AP: Setting the Cornerstones for AP Vertical Teams

In this workshop, you and fellow administrators and teachers will create a step-by-step action plan for building an AP Vertical Team in your school. You will compile a toolkit of concrete strategies and methods for implementing each cornerstone (Standards Alignment, Research-Based Strategies, Instructional Design, and Professional Learning Communities) and integrating them into a design for a viable Vertical Team. Through guided discussions, you will identify and solve potential roadblocks.

Length: 2 days

Learning outcomes

After this workshop, you will have:

  • A step-by-step action plan, with built-in accountability, to form your own Vertical Team
  • A deep understanding of the four cornerstones through modeling and hands-on activities
  • A toolkit of concrete applications and strategies that can be used to build your AP Vertical Team
  • Methods for using Vertical Teams to build equity

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