Welcome

June 26, 2017 — July 28, 2017

Thank you for visiting the Taft Educational Center (TEC). We all know it takes a special person to be a teacher. And it takes a very special teacher to give up a week of summer vacation to attend a professional development workshop.

We have been offering workshops since 1976 and are the oldest and largest summer institute in New England. Your summer experience with us will allow you to meet other colleagues and exchange ideas and information. Our intensive workshops in both AP™ and non-AP™ disciplines will help familiarize you with skills and content to better prepare you for your students. Your time is very valuable, and we strive to give you a week of professional development that will enhance your teaching immediately.

With some of the best instructors in the nation and a gorgeous campus, the Taft Educational Center will provide you with up-to-date resources and information about your discipline in a relaxed setting. After a full day of studies, unwind by using our tennis courts, weight room, running trails, and golf course among other attractions.

Browse through our site to investigate our offerings. With more than 70 workshops spread across 5 weeks, we are sure you can find something that will fit both your schedule and your interests.
Tuition information, along with workshop and registration information are available using the gray tabs above the blue line.

If you have any questions, we’ll be happy to answer them at 860-945-7837.

Thanks for stopping by.

Al Reiff
Director

Just a Note

Our June 26 - 30, 2017 workshops are filling quickly.

Our science workshops can only accommodate 16 people. All other workshops will be capped at 18. We will not have a waitlist for science workshops, but will have one for other disciplines.

Workshops that are full

* 17A02 AP Biology for New AP Teacher (1 week) is full. We will take 1 waitlist participant only.

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17A06 AP Computer Science Principals workshop June 26 - 30 is full. We are only taking waitlist applications.

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17A08 AP English Language and Composition workshop June 26 - 30 is full. We are no longer taking waitlist applications.

* 17B01 AP Biology (2 Weeks) workshop July 3- 14 is closed. We are no longer taking waitlist applications.

Registration and Tuition Information

Please view our tuition and cancellation policy, additional information for registered participants and FAQ's using the tabs above.

All applications are considered complete when the application is locked and payment information is completed. Please do not assume that you are enrolled in a workshop. You will receive an email once your application has been processed and you are entered into the workshop.