AP Day 2024

6th Annual AP Day:
Rights and Responsibilities in A Democratic Republic

Purpose

To immerse area high school students in a college learning experience led by top teacher-scholars who seek to enrich their understanding of the role of statesmanship in American history and government. The content, sources, and instruction provided also seeks to help students prepare for the United States Government and Politics AP exam.

When


Thursday March 14, 2024
or
Friday March 15, 2024


8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where

 
Liberal Arts Hall, Room A205
Rochester Institute of Technology

Format


Lecture

40 minutes


Document Analysis and Q&A

15 minutes


Lunch

45 minutes

Fees and Reservations


Students

$10 per student
lunch included


Teachers

Free

For reservations and further information please contact:

Schedule

8:30: Welcome and Introduction

9:05-9:55: Introduction, “The First Amendment: The Preferred Freedom”
— Dr. Joseph R. Fornieri, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Statesmanship at Rochester Institute of Technology

10:00-10:50: “The Federalist Papers: Publius’ Political Thought”
— Dr. Sean Sutton, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Rochester Institute of Technology

11:00-11:45: Lunch (provided by RIT)

11:45-12:35: “Truman and the Cold War”
- Dr. Elizabeth Spalding, Senior Fellow Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and Chairman, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

12:40-1:30: “Strategies for Success”
- Jeff Scott AP Reader, VP of Education at Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge

Readings

The readings for each of the sessions are provided in the AP Day 2023 Readings Document.