Mass Insight: 2021 Summer Institute for AP Capstone (VIRTUAL)


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NOTE: the safety of our teachers, administrators, and colleagues remain our highest priority. Our College Board endorsed Summer Institute will be 100% online/virtual. GRADUATE CREDITS ARE STILL AVAILABLE! Please contact us at MIEAP@MASSINSIGHT.ORG for any questions not answered on this website. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you virtually this summer!

Updates for 2021 Training:

  • VIRTUAL ONLY: this training will be exclusively virtual
  • SYNCHRONOUS: attendees must participate in real-time



Welcome to Online Registration for the

Mass Insight 2021 Summer Institute for AP Capstone (VIRTUAL)

July 26 to 30

Welcome to the Mass Insight: 2021 AP Capstone™ Summer Institute registration site. Teachers and staff from schools approved by the College Board to offer AP Capstone courses – AP Seminar and AP Research – may attend this training. First year teachers of AP Capstone courses are required to complete professional development before teaching either course.


If your school has not yet applied to offer the AP Capstone Diploma Program, please complete this application prior to PD registration: 


The AP Capstone professional development summer workshop trains instructors to teach college-level thinking and research skills while exploring academic and real-world questions, problems, and issues from different disciplines and from multiple perspectives. Special focus is given to facilitating student learning in collaborative settings, while motivating students to think critically and innovatively about research questions.


Each summer workshop runs Monday through Friday. The workshop begins at approximately 8:30 a.m. and ends at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday. On Friday, the workshop begins at approximately 8:30 a.m. and ends at approximately 12:30 p.m.


AP Seminar and AP Research training are available to teachers and administrators from approved AP Capstone schools only. If you have questions about your school’s eligibility, please contact



For additional Summer Institute dates and other course offerings, please visit

  • When

  • Monday, July 26, 2021 - Friday, July 30, 2021
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Virtual - Mass Insight

About Us

Founded in Boston in 1997, Mass Insight (Mi) is a national nonprofit at the forefront of education reform. It is dedicated to improving student achievement and increasing college success through bold district restructuring and rigorous academic programs. To close the achievement gap and prepare the leaders of tomorrow, MIE inspires students to go to college, and gives them the academic tools and training they need to thrive and earn a degree. For more information, please visit:

Now in its 13th year, the Summer Institutes have quickly become the leading professional development summer program in Massachusetts, with nearly 400 teachers expected to attend this year! We are proud to announce our partnership with Bridgewater State University (BSU) to sponsor these Summer Institutes! The sponsorship continues and expands BSU's partnership with Mi, demonstrated by their continued academic collaboration and the leadership of BSU President, Frederick Clark Jr.

Bridgewater State University, the first permanently sited institution dedicated to the preparation of teachers in the commonwealth, recently celebrated its 175th anniversary. It has grown to become the largest state university in the Massachusetts public higher education system as well as the 10th largest college or university, public or private, overall in the state with more than 11,000 graduate and undergraduate students. The comprehensive state university in Southeastern Massachusetts, BSU annually graduates nearly 2,500 students in majors ranging from business to education to humanities to the sciences. Bridgewater has historically been, and continues to be, the largest preparer of new science and math teachers in the commonwealth. To learn more about Bridgewater State University:

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