AP Coordinator Tutorial

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Below is a series of brief videos designed to give you an overview of your responsibilities before, during, and after the AP Exam administration. Throughout the tutorial, we let you know exactly where to go for further details. The tutorial is presented by Derek Kameda, a College Board consultant and AP coordinator for the Harker School in San Jose, Calif.

Top Coordinator Resources

These are the resources mentioned most frequently in the tutorial:

The Basics

This section covers the basics of the AP Program and the role of the AP coordinator, plus an overview of resources available to coordinators.

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Getting Started

In this section, you'll get an overview of the annual participation and AP Course Audit processes and the exam fees, fee reductions, and other things you'll need to keep in mind as you begin to plan for the AP Exam administration.

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Ordering

This section offers a step-by-step guide to ordering AP Exams online.

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Preparing for the Exams

In this section, you'll learn about receiving and checking your exam shipments and what you'll need to do to get students and proctors ready for exam day.

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Sample Letters to Students: On-site Testing and Off-site Testing

Customizable sample letters detailing what students need to know about exam day.

Available in the Spring

  • AP Exam Instructions
  • 2016 Proctor Training Instructions
  • Preadministration Session PowerPoint

On Exam Day

This section gives an overview of exam security policies and how to set up testing rooms, seat students, and handle administration incidents.

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After the Exams

In this section, you'll learn about completing post-exam paperwork, returning your exams, and receiving score reports.

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Exams Requiring Special Preparation

This section covers planning for, ordering, and administering AP Exams that require special equipment or planning: world languages and cultures, Music Theory and Studio Art Exams, and exams for students with disabilities.

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What's New?

This section explains course and exam changes for the 2016-17 school year.

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