Who teaches ATYP courses?

Instructors for ATYP classes are carefully selected by the Director and Executive Director with the advice of the Advisory Committee and current staff for their expertise in content as well as their skill in working with this special student population. Characteristics sought include total mastery of content, respect for original thinking, high educational standards, understanding of middle school gifted students and a keen sense of humor. ATYP instructors generally come from area colleges and universities or are recently retired outstanding secondary instructors and frequently have other teaching responsibilities in area colleges and/or K-12 schools.