Students, we are here for you and we believe in you! This COVID-19 quarantine presents many challenges to us all. Together, we can and we will overcome! This May, we know that you will light up your AP Exams! We are proud of you and we are excited to see how brightly you shine! Good luck on your Advanced Placement Exams!
Students, Teachers, and Families,
SAISD is proud to provide AP Exam Support Documents to assist students with their at-home AP Exams! These documents are designed to boost morale, remind students of the content covered, and support them with writing strategies. They are available for every AP Exam SAISD students will take in 2020! Here are the links:
- Art History
- Calculus AB
- English Language
- English Literature
- Environmental Science
- European History
- Human Geography
- Music Theory
- Spanish Language
- Spanish Literature
- US Government
- US History
- World History
SAISD is proud to present support and resources for students to use during the COVID-19 crisis. While our campuses are closed to students, we have created “at home” lessons and resources to prepare students for success on their AP Exams in May! Please use this link to access the SAISD AP Digital Playground.
Due to the escalating severity of the COVID-19 crisis we are cancelling all three AP Super Saturday sessions for 2020. Student safety is of the highest importance! Look for updates soon from the AP Team on lessons and activities designed to prepare students for success on their AP Exams.
SAISD was pleased to honor 153 AP Scholars this year! Thank you students for your hard work and diligence! We know that you will accomplish great things in the coming years.
Get more information on the levels of AP Scholar awards here.
Please follow us on Twitter @APinSAISD
District Coordinator for Advanced Placement
Email Kevin Rasco
District Coordinator for World Languages
Email Martha Vasquez
AP Implementation Specialists
AP English Language
Mary Guerrero – Highlands High
AP English Literature
Kristin Polansky – Highlands High
Joseph Ibarra – Sam Houston High
AP World History
Caroline Castellanos – Jefferson High
AP US History
Mary Diaz – Lanier High
AP Government and Macroeconomics
Jeremy Guerrero – Edison High
Joy Scrivener – YWLA
Members of the Advanced Placement team presented on the “Powerful Use of Instructional Coaches for AP Courses” at the College Board South Meets Southwest Regional Forum in Dallas Texas. Presenters included Liz Ozuna, Mary Guerrero, Caroline Castellanos, Dana Kincaid, and Kevin Rasco.
Members of the Advanced Placement team presented on the “Powerful Use of Instructional Coaches for AP Courses” at the National College Board Forum in Dallas Texas. Presenters included Jeremy Guerrero, Jose Chavez, Sarah Alecozay, Gina Garcia, Joseph Ibarra, and Kevin Rasco.
Each year, Humanities Texas presents awards recognizing and encouraging excellence in teaching the humanities in Texas schools. In 2018, a total of sixteen awards were presented. Erin Gutierrez-Harbor, a sixteen year veteran at Sidney Lanier High School is a recipient of this award.
The Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Awards recognize exemplary K–12 humanities teachers. Each year, teachers are selected to receive a $5,000 cash award and an additional $500 for their respective schools to purchase humanities-based instructional materials.