Mount Rushmore

AP® U.S. History

During the 2018 AP® U.S. Government and Politics APSI Workshop, participants will:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the curriculum framework to empower students to be successful in the course and AP exam.
  • Explore strategies that will help students make, develop, and support historical arguments through analytical writing.
  • Engage a variety of strategies to teach content and cultivate historical thinking skills.

Instructor - José Gregory

José Gregory has taught Advanced Placement (“AP”) U.S. History for 14 years, including 5 at Miami-Palmetto High School in South Florida and the last 8 at DeKalb School of the Arts, a magnet school for the performing arts in the Greater Atlanta area.  He currently teaches at Marist School, an independent Catholic school in Atlanta.  He has also served as a Reader since 2008 for the AP U.S. History annual exam.  In 2013, he became a College Board endorsed consultant for AP U.S. History.  In that capacity, he conducts AP Summer Institutes and one-day workshops to help fellow teachers develop a deeper understanding of the course and exam requirements, share best instructional practices, activities and resources.  Last year, he became a member of the AP Insight Development Committee for AP US History and served as an AP Mentor for the same subject.  José received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1998 and advanced degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2001.