Summer Courses and Institutes for Educators

Work toward a degree or professional development and still have time for that much-deserved vacation this summer!

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Graduate Summer Institutes for Teachers

Courses designed for you:

  • 1- and 2- week graduate/undergraduate courses/institutes.
  • Convenient schedules.
  • Online, hybrid, and on-campus options.
  • Courses in Art, Biology, Education, English, History, Special Education and more!

View the complete list of Graduate and Continuing Education summer courses.

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Institutes for Educators - GCE

One Week Institutes

  • HIST 7100 Genocide in World History
    06/28/21 to 07/15/21 - M, T, W, R, and F, from 8-5:00pm
  • EDUC 7205 G-Suite for Educators
    07/06/21 to 07/23/21 - Online course, with four online synchronous sessions on 7/19, 7/20, 7/22, and 7/23, from 8-12:00pm
  • EDUC 7126 Teaching with Multimedia and Mobile
    07/13/21 to 07/30/21 - Online course, with four online synchronous meetings on 7/26, 7/27, 7/29, and 7/30, from 8-12:00pm
  • ART 7028 Topics: Art Shadow Puppet Theater
    07/12/21 to 08/15/21 - M, T, W, R, and F, from 9-4:30pm

Summer 2021 Advanced Placement Institutes - Center for Professional Studies

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View and register for the Summer 2021 Advanced Placement Institutes through the Center for Professional Studies, 978-665-3636 or

The Teacher Training Institutes are designed to support all aspects of AP courses, including AP methodology, curriculum, class assignments and examinations as well as providing strategies for teaching AP.

July 12 - 16, 2021

July 19 - 23, 2021

"I look forward to teaching the APSI at Fitchburg State University every July.  I have found the participants to be very enthusiastic, hard-working, and motivated to offer their students the best possible learning experience. Compared to other APSIs it is also very well organized and efficiently run, which makes the experience less stressful for consultants."
Jim Glinski, U.S. History Consultant

"My experience at the AP Summer Institute was great, and I truly believe I wouldn't have been able to teach the AP Art course in a way that gave my students the best advantage without the certification. I learned a lot about the grading process and what the jurors are looking for that I'm not sure I would have been teaching. I am very glad I took the time and the resources I gained helped me with teaching AP and my other classes as well."
Heather Falardeau, past participant

Courses and institutes are subject to change.