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College Board Professional Learning

College Board offers both face-to-face and online professional learning for new and experienced AP teachers as well as AP coordinators. Led by experienced instructors, AP professional learning provides educators with the support and training needed to successfully teach an AP course.

AP Summer Institutes

June–August

AP Summer Institutes are offered online and in-person, with 30+ hours of content-rich training on the course and exam, leveraging AP resources, and strengthening teaching and learning.

Scholarships are available for qualifying teachers.

AP Workshops

September–April

Online workshops are led by expert AP teachers in flexible sessions of 2, 3, or 6 hours. Targeted exercises will explore the course and exam, enable effective lesson planning using AP resources, and model using data-driven feedback year-round.

AP Mentoring

Full Year: August–July, Spring: January–May

AP Mentoring is an online professional learning experience where you can collaborate with peers and expert mentors, share ideas, and get real-time and personalized support to respond to the changing needs of the classroom.

Two programs are available:

  • AP Mentoring Full-Year: 10 virtual sessions throughout the school year
  • AP Mentoring Spring Support: 4 virtual sessions in the months before the AP Exam administration

Find out more about AP Mentoring.

Teacher Webinars and Other Online Sessions

July–April

Developed by experts in AP instructional design, these free webinars and online sessions will guide you through the instructional resources and how to use AP Classroom effectively.

Webinars and online sessions are 20–90 minutes long and illustrate how the instructional suite can support your teaching in any learning environment for the 2020-21 academic year.

Watch AP Teacher Week 2020

Our Annual Offerings

Teaching and Assessing

Teaching and Assessing AP U.S. History gives you access to sample free-response questions, examples of how to score student responses, videos of master teachers modeling key instructional strategies, and resources to help you implement these strategies in your classroom.

You can access these self-paced modules at any time throughout the year and will earn 0.2 CEUs and a certificate for each module completed.

Log in and navigate to the Professional Learning tab in AP Classroom to access.

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