Advanced Placement Strategies™, Inc. (APS) is a section 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that works with Texas schools and the private sector to manage Advanced Placement Incentive Programs™ for students, teachers, and schools.
To improve college readiness and encourage STEM studies for underserved Texas public high school students by increasing participation and performance in Advanced Placement™ (AP) math, science and English courses.
THE APS MODEL
Launched in August 2000, the APS model is a comprehensive approach to increase teacher effectiveness and student achievement through teacher training, student support, performance based incentives, and committed program management.
The APS model is changing the culture of Texas high schools by subtracting boredom and adding high expectations to the classroom.
APS is a national model. In 2008, the newly formed National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) chose to replicate our highly successful and proven model throughout the U.S