Building an AP Program: A Workshop for Administrators

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This is an in-depth survey of ways to start and support an AP program. It begins with a review of the benefits of the AP Program for schools, and goes on to explore how administrators can support their AP teachers and students.

Learning outcomes

This workshop focuses on developing skills that will enable you to:

  • Talk about the benefits of the AP Program for all stakeholders
  • Use data to promote equitable growth
  • Use tools to assess strengths and weaknesses of an AP program, with an emphasis on areas of future growth
  • Expand an AP program and increase performance through effective school policies
  • Promote the importance of professional development for AP teachers and the need for an articulated curriculum in the years leading to AP
  • Identify the role and responsibilities of the AP coordinator
  • Understand the value of the AP Course Audit