Become an AP Reader
The annual AP Reading has been described by participants as the best professional development ever. Learn more about the Reading and how to apply.
The College Board offers professional development workshops for new and experienced AP teachers as well as AP coordinators and administrators. Led by experienced instructors, each opportunity features innovative best practices and research-based strategies, designed to develop and deepen the skills of all education professionals.
Online professional learning resources are also available below.
Our Annual Offerings
June–August: For an in-depth look at the course and exam, attend an AP Summer Institute. AP Summer Institutes take place across several days and offer more than 30 hours of instruction.
September–April: One-day workshops are offered.
Search for an upcoming AP World History workshop.
Teaching and Assessing
Teaching and Assessing AP World History gives you online access to sample free-response questions, examples of how to score student responses, videos of master educators modeling key instructional strategies, and resources to help you implement these strategies in the classroom.
Some content and scoring activities in the modules are being revised to reflect the 2017-18 history changes.
Teachers can access these self-paced modules anytime during the year and will earn 0.2 CEUs and a certificate for each module completed.
Working with Challenging Primary Sources
These free online resources offer strategies for teaching reading and writing focused on challenging primary sources. The modules were developed for AP U.S. History teachers, but the nonfiction reading and writing strategies they explore will be useful for teachers of a variety of AP subjects: