Pearson Supports Advanced Placement Summer Institutes

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Every year we provide thousands of books in the name of increasing opportunities for all students, especially for those historically underserved.

Advanced Placement Summer Institutes - workshops for new or aspiring high school teachers - will be sponsored throughout the U.S. this summer by The College Board. Pearson, the market leader in AP* program offerings, will provide complimentary AP* texts and teacher support materials in conjunction with these workshops to help increase the number of qualified AP* teachers.

"We are proud to support these professional development opportunities for teachers that aim to raise the academic bar and prepare students for college and career success," said Rick Culp, Executive Vice President, Sales, Pearson Curriculum. "Every year we provide thousands of books in the name of increasing opportunities for all students, especially for those historically underserved."

More low-income students are participating and experiencing success in AP* than ever before, and increasing numbers of African American, Latino and American Indian students are participating in AP*, but these students remain underserved.

Among the AP* materials being offered this summer are: Campbell Biology 8e AP* Edition, Stearns, World Civilizations: The Global Experience 6e AP* Edition, Ciccarelli, Psychology AP* Edition, Kennedy, Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing 5e, AP* Edition; Bock, Stats: Modeling the World, 3e, Each of these texts is supported by AP* Test Prep Workbooks and/or AP* specific ancillaries.

For more information about Pearson's complimentary textbook program for AP* workshops visit:

*AP is a registered trademark of The College Board which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these products.

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Rod Granger
Pearson, 800-745-8489


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