The following policies and procedures will apply to all certified secondary school teachers in the State of Missouri applying for acceptance into an Advanced Placement* Teacher Development Institute at Southeast Missouri State University.

To ensure that participants have ample opportunity to interact with Institute leaders, each AP* Institute is capped at 25 participants. The Online Application and all required documents need to be completed for enrollment.

Selection for participation in an AP* Institute is based upon the following criteria:

  • An applicant must hold a baccalaureate degree.
  • An applicant must be teaching in a secondary school in the current (2014-2015) and subsequent (2015-2016) academic year.
  • An applicant must have the approval and recommendation of a direct supervisor, the AP* Coordinator, or the school principal.
  • The parent institution must commit to offer an AP course subsequent to the AP* Institute which the applicant attends in academic years 2012-2013 or 2013-2014.
  • An applicant should have a minimum of three years of teaching experience.

Applicants who teach, or expect to teach, an AP* course, but who do not meet all six requirements in the list above, are encouraged to apply, and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Eligibility Requirement Inquiries

Advanced Placement* Office

Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza, MS 6875
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Phone 573-986-6179
Fax 573-651-2612

2015 Tuition

All applicants are responsible for transportation, lodging, and meal expenses.

  • A Missouri resident and teach in Missouri - Tuition is waived if teacher has lived and taught in the state of Missouri for 12 consecutive months.
  • A Missouri resident but do not teach in Missouri -Tuition is $888.00 if teacher has lived in state for 12 consecutive months, teaching out of state.
  • A Non-Missouri resident and do not teach in Missouri - Tuition is $1,560.00.
  • A non-Missouri resident and teach in Missouri* – tuition cost is $1560 – However, those who teach in MO are eligible for a fee waiver equal to the in-state tuition cost ($888). *A Missouri Income Tax Credit Non-Resident Fee Waiver form must also be submitted. Please select the 2014-15 Academic Year and include a copy of your 2013 MO State Income Tax Return. IF eligible for the full amount of MO Income Tax Fee Waiver ($672) your final tuition cost would be $0.00.
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU-4 credits)

Tuition is $ 720.00. To receive CEU's in place of graduate credit, complete a CEU application.

SE Key Activation/ Review Grades/ Request Transcripts

When a teacher is enrolled in the Institute, a Southeast ID number will be assigned which starts with letter "S", number "0", and seven more digits. This ID # is used to activate your Southeast key for obtaining grades, requesting an official transcript, etc. Please see the following link for setting up a Southeast key:

If further assistance is needed, please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 573-651-4357.

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