APSI US Government and Politics

Dates: August 6-10, 2018

Meets: M, Tu, W, Th and F from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Science and Technology Building TBD

Full program cost: $595.00


The AP US Government and History Summer Institute will be led by Joseph Stewart, Jr. (Ph.D., Houston, 1977), Professor in the Department of Political Science at Clemson University.  He has taught “American Government” at the high school, junior college, and university levels since 1971.  Stewart served as the “Chief Reader” for the AP® Government & Politics exam from 1999-2003 and participated in some way in every exam reading from 1994-2015.  He has led or participated in numerous AP® Teachers’ Institutes from New Mexico to Virginia, from West Virginia to Florida, and points in between, and Workshops all over the U.S.  Related to those efforts, Stewart received an AP® Special Recognition Award from the Southwestern Regional Office of the College Board in 2000.

Stewart also works with the “We The People:  The Citizen and the Constitution” and “Project Citizen” programs.  In those capacities he has judged “We The People” state finals in New Mexico, South Carolina, Georgia, the “Battle of the Carolinas,” and the national competition in Washington, DC, and assisted in leading “We The People” and “Project Citizen” Summer Institutes.  And, he serves on the NAEP Civics Standing Committee when NAEP Civics is not being canceled.

Stewart is the Past President of the Southwestern Political Science Association, Southwestern Social Science Association, and Vice-President of the Southern Political Science Association.  He received the Southwestern Social Sciences Association Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Service to the Social Sciences in 2015.

Friday class will end at noon.

A $50 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration.  
Full payment is due by May 1, 2018.
Scholarship recipients do not need to pay the deposit but must forward a copy of their award email to jsmit101@uncfsu.edu before the registration will be validated.



Your Participant Preference Sheet will be on your enrollment confirmation. Please return it by email as soon as possible but no later than June 1, 2018.
Fee: $595.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Full program cost$ 595.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Registration$ 50.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Scholarship (send award email)$ 0.00

Science and Technology Building TBD

Date Day Time Location
08/06/2018Monday8 AM to 4 PM Science and Technology Building TBD
08/07/2018Tuesday8 AM to 4 PM Science and Technology Building TBD
08/08/2018Wednesday8 AM to 4 PM Science and Technology Building TBD
08/09/2018Thursday8 AM to 4 PM Science and Technology Building TBD
08/10/2018Friday8 AM to 4 PM Science and Technology Building TBD


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