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International Professional Development Events

2016-2017 Events

The College Board provides professional development opportunities for secondary school administrators, teachers and counselors worldwide. These events are open to current participants in our programs such as Advanced Placement (AP), as well as those interested in learning more about how to enhance their school curriculum or university guidance services, or those looking to develop or sustain an AP program.

For AP teachers, coordinators, and administrators, we offer three event types:

AP Summer Institutes (APSI)- generally a week in length, aimed at AP teachers unless otherwise specified.

AP Workshops- generally multiple days, with sessions in various AP subject areas. For university counselors, we offer various training events that bring counselors and admissions officers together for learning and sharing of best practices. More information will be available late summer.

To stay up to date on events and updates, set up a College Board account.

You can also email us your questions at PD_international@collegeboard.org.

 

International Professional Development Events
Date Event Type Location Site/Event Title Subject Paper Registration Form Online Registration
Oct. 3-4, 2016 AP Workshop Guadalajara, México Workshops In Conjunction with the Tri-Association Educators’ Conference • AP Biology
• AP English Language and Literature (combined)
Request a registration form
Regular: Sept. 1
Register Online
Regular: Sept. 1
Oct. 14-15, 2016 AP Workshop Dubai, UAE American School of Dubai

• AP Biology
• AP Computer Science Principles
• AP English Language and Literature (combined)
• AP Psychology
• AP Coordinators and Leaders (only on 10/14)

Request a registration form
Early Bird: Sept. 9
Regular: Sept. 30
Register Online
Early Bird: Sept. 9
Regular: Sept. 30
October 14-16, 2016 2016 AP/SAT China Education Summit Shanghai, China No.2 High School of East China Normal University
Main conference: October 14, 2016
Workshop: October 15-16, 2016

• AP Chemistry
• AP Economics Macro & Micro (combined)
• AP World History
• AP Statistics
• AP English Language & Literature
• High School Counselor Workshop I
• Non-Int’l School new AP administrator (October 16th Only)

Request a registration form
Registration deadline: September 30, 2016
N/A
Nov. 4-5, 2016 AP Workshop Singapore Singapore American School • AP Biology
• AP Computer Science Principles
• AP English Language and Literature (combined)
• AP World History
• AP Coordinators and Leaders (only on 11/4)
Request a registration form
Early Bird: Sept. 30
Regular: Oct. 20
Register Online
Early Bird: Sept. 30
Regular: Oct. 20
Nov. 12-13, 2016 AP Workshop Zurich, Switzerland Zurich International School • AP Calculus AB and BC (combined)
• AP Physics 1 and 2 (combined)
• AP World History
Request a registration form
Early Bird: Oct. 5
Regular:: Oct. 25
Register Online
Early Bird: Oct. 5
Regular: Oct. 25
Nov. 18-19, 2016 AP Workshop Bogota, Colombia Colegio Nueva Granada • AP Calculus AB and BC (combined)
• AP Chemistry
• AP World History
• AP Coordinators and Leaders (only on 11/18)
Request a registration form
Early Bird: Oct. 14
Regular: Nov. 4
Register Online
Early Bird: Oct. 14
Regular: Nov. 4
December 10-11, 2016 AP Workshop Chengdu, Sichuan, China Jiaxiang Foreign Language School attached to No.7 Middle School • AP Calculus AB&BC (combined)
• AP Psychology
• AP Biology
• AP Physics 1&2
• AP Environmental Science
• AP Computer Science
• High School Counselor Workshop II
• Non-Int’l School New AP coordinator workshop ( December 11th Only)
Request a registration form
Early Bird deadline: Nov.11, 2016
N/A
Jan. 21-22, 2017 AP Workshop Seoul, South Korea Seoul International School • AP Biology
• AP Calculus AB and BC (combined)
• AP World History
Request a registration form
Early Bird: Dec. 15
Regular: Jan. 5
Register Online
Early Bird: Dec. 15
Regular: Jan. 5
March 28-29, 2017 AP Workshop Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Workshops In Conjunction with the EARCOS Teachers’ Conference • AP Calculus AB and BC (combined)
• AP Computer Science Principles
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College Board International Webinars
Date Location Subject Paper Registration
Form
Online
Registration
  View on The College Board Online
  • Preparing & Practicing for the new SAT: Resources for you and your students'
N/A N/A

 

Additional Professional Development Opportunities

Become an AP Reader!

The annual AP Reading is a weeklong event in which more than 12,000 experienced AP teachers and university faculty come together to evaluate and score AP Exam free-response sections from students around the world. For more information about this intensive collegial exchange during which you can receive professional support and training, visit AP Central to learn how to apply.

Readers are particularly needed for the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science
  • European History: DBQ and Long Essay
  • European History: Short Answer
  • Human Geography
  • Psychology
  • Research
  • Seminar
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • U.S. Government and Politics
  • U.S. History: DBQ and Long Essay
  • U.S. History: Short Answer
  • World History

If you currently teach one of the AP courses listed above and have at least three years experience in teaching that course, we encourage you to apply to become an AP Reader.

Professional Development Opportunity for DoDEA Administrators

The College Board recently hosted a webinar for DoDEA Administrators entitled: 2015 AP Webinar for High School Principals. Watch the archived webinar. Please email us at PD_International@collegeboard.org with questions or for more information.