Adopt AP Computer Science A

Bring AP Computer Science A to your school.

What Is AP Computer Science A?

AP Computer Science A (AP CSA) is an introductory college-level course. Students cultivate their understanding of coding through analyzing, writing, and testing code as they explore concepts like modularity, variables, and control structures. The course is taught using one of the most in-demand programming languages, Java.

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The Value of AP CSA

In this webinar, we address the value and structure of AP CSA, professional learning opportunities, best practices for course implementation, recruitment strategies for underrepresented students, and more. 

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Follow these five steps to bring AP CSA to your school. Explore curriculum options and get strategies and tools for recruiting students.

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AP Computer Science A

Find classroom resources, course audit information, exam details, and everything you need to teach AP Computer Science A.

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AP Computer Science A has enabled me to find different ways to solve problems and to understand what is the most optimized solution. This really helped me to answer different questions in other aspects of my life.

Arjun, AP student