Teachers

Teachers

Teachers

Teachers Are Our Greatest Asset

Tennessee teachers are the cornerstone of AP Access for ALL. Our adjunct educators provide guidance, motivation, and AP access to online learners across Tennessee.

Benefits of Teaching with AP Access for ALL

We Need YOU! AP Teachers Needed

We are now looking for AP-certified Computer Science Principles, Psychology, and Art Teachers.

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Computer Science Teachers

If you are AP certified in Computer Science Principles, and are licensed in TN, we would love to hear from you!
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Psychology Teachers

If you appreciate examining the concepts from psychological research study, and are AP certified and licensed to teach in TN, we are in need of AP Psychology teachers.
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Art Teachers

If you have an affinity for working with art students online, we are in need of AP certified teachers for Art History and Art & Design.

Current APAA Course Offerings

Click an icon below to learn how APAA supports Tennessee teachers.

The prerequisites listed below are additional recommendations from AP Access for ALL beyond the College Board guidelines. These prerequisites are intended to provide students with a clear understanding of the class expectations and background knowledge needed to be successful in this class.

In 3D Art, most students create with hands-on materials (such as clay, wood, metal, paper, etc). If a student has prior knowledge of 3D digital modeling programs (e.g. Blender), they can conceptualize their artwork and turn it in digitally. However, digital modeling is NOT taught in this course.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

Art 1 & Art 2

College Board Course information

Syllabus

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Biology 1
  • Chemistry 1

RECOMMENDED:

  • Algebra 1

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus or Trigonometry/Analytical Geometry

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus or Trigonometry

*NOTE: Because of the overlap between the AB and BC courses, students are only permitted to test in one of the courses in a given year.  

Syllabus

College Board Couse Information

Under redevelopment, NOT offered in Fall 2024

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1 

RECOMMENDED:

  • Algebra 2

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

Algebra 1

RECOMMENDED:

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1
  • Two years of high school science with labs

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES:

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • English 3 or AP Language & Composition

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

RECOMMENDED:

  • Algebra 1

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

RECOMMENDED:

  • Algebra 1

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Geometry
  • Algebra 1 and 2 or be concurrently enrolled in Algebra 2 or an equivalent course.

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES:

    • Algebra I
    • Algebra II
    • Geometry

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

none

Typical students are in their fourth year of study. Native speakers may be an exception.

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

AP 2D Art & Design (2 credits of previous Art required) ^

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

Art 1 & Art 2

College Board Course information

Syllabus

AP 3D Art & Design (2 credits of previous Art required) ^

In 3D Art, most students create with hands-on materials (such as clay, wood, metal, paper, etc). If a student has prior knowledge of 3D digital modeling programs (e.g. Blender), they can conceptualize their artwork and turn it in digitally. However, digital modeling is NOT taught in this course.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

Art 1 & Art 2

College Board Course information

Syllabus

AP Art History *

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

Syllabus

College Board Course information

AP Biology

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Biology 1
  • Chemistry 1

RECOMMENDED:

  • Algebra 1

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

 

AP Calculus AB

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus or Trigonometry/Analytical Geometry

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

 

AP Calculus BC

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus or Trigonometry

*NOTE: Because of the overlap between the AB and BC courses, students are only permitted to test in one of the courses in a given year.  

Syllabus

College Board Couse Information

AP Computer Science A (offering again Fall 2025)

Under redevelopment, NOT offered in Fall 2024

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1 

RECOMMENDED:

  • Algebra 2

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

 

AP Computer Science Principles

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

Algebra 1

RECOMMENDED:

College Board Course Information

AP Drawing (2 credits of previous Art required) ^

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

Art 1 & Art 2

College Board Course information

Syllabus

 

AP Environmental Science

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1
  • Two years of high school science with labs

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

AP Human Geography *

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

 

AP Language & Composition (Juniors/Seniors ONLY)

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES:

  • English 1
  • English 2

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

AP Literature & Composition (Juniors/Seniors ONLY)

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES:

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • English 3 or AP Language & Composition

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

AP Macroeconomics

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

RECOMMENDED:

  • Algebra 1

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

AP Microeconomics

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

RECOMMENDED:

  • Algebra 1

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

AP Physics 1

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Geometry
  • Algebra 1 and 2 or be concurrently enrolled in Algebra 2 or an equivalent course.

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

 

AP Precalculus

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES:

    • Algebra I
    • Algebra II
    • Geometry

College Board Course Information

AP Psychology *

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

AP Spanish Language & Culture

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

Typical students are in their fourth year of study. Native speakers may be an exception.

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

AP Statistics

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

 

AP US Government and Politics

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

 

AP US History

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

None

Syllabus

College Board Course Information

 

*Great introductory course.

^ Year-long schedule only.

AP Summer Institute Scholarships

Teachers are the greatest asset in preparing students for college and career and we are proud to provide scholarships for Tennessee teachers to attend virtual AP Summer Institutes (APSI). APSI provides teachers with resources, content, and exam knowledge to teach at their high school.

The application period for APSI Scholarships will reopen in the fall of 2024. Join our Mailing List to be the first to know when the 2024-2025 APSI Scholarship applications open.

AP Mini-Grants

We provide classroom resources to AP teachers through $500 mini-grants throughout the school year. The mini-grants allow teachers to choose valuable resources needed in their AP classrooms including supplies, tools, and study guides for AP Exams.

AP Summer Institute

In the first two years, APAA has sent over 800 TN teachers!

Teachers are the greatest asset in preparing students for college and career. AP Access for ALL provides scholarships for Tennessee teachers to attend virtual AP Summer Institutes.

Qualifying teachers teach at a partnering school system and hold a TN Teaching license with the appropriate endorsements.

The application period for APSI Scholarships has ended but will open again in the fall. Be the first to know by clicking below and joining our mailing list.

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Parker Ashford

"I'm grateful to the Niswonger Foundation for providing the means to attend the APSI training. I gleaned valuable information that will allow me to help students excel throughout their AP course work."
Morristown East High School
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Hilary Norrid

"I learned so much from this training, and am looking forward to starting the new school year equipped with so much invaluable information."
Dyer County High School

Mini Grants in Action

AP Teachers from across TN received funding to support their AP classrooms.

In the last 3 years, 394 grants have been approved and almost $175,000 awarded!

APAA Mini Grant Applications are now CLOSED.  Applications will open again next school year. Please follow our newsletters to make sure you are notified.

AP Summer Institute

In the first two years, APAA has awarded scholarships to over 800 TN teachers!

100 more teachers have recently been approved to attend in the summer of 2024!

Teachers are the greatest asset in preparing students for college and career.  AP Access for ALL provides scholarships for Tennessee teachers to attend virtual AP Summer Institutes.   

Qualifying teachers teach at a partnering school system and hold a TN Teaching license with the appropriate endorsements.

The application period for APSI Scholarships is now closed.  

Parker Ashford

"I'm grateful to the Niswonger Foundation for providing the means to attend the APSI training.  I gleaned valuable information that will allow me to help students excel throughout their AP course work."

Morristown East High School

Hilary Norrid

"I learned so much from this training, and am looking forward to starting the new school year equipped with so much invaluable information."

Dyer County High School