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Southwestern Region Events

Counselor Workshops

Our counselor workshops provide school counselors with timely, relevant information and valuable resources to help students prepare for college and career success. Registration for the 2016 College Board Counselor Workshops opens in the spring — check back soon for details.

Throughout the year, we offer live, online workshops and on-demand webinars that can be viewed at any time. Informational videos, handouts, and more can be found on our Counselor Resources page, which is continually updated.


AP® and Pre-AP® Professional Development Workshops

Led by experienced instructors, subject-specific AP workshops provide K-12 educators with the support and training needed to develop effective strategies for teaching an AP course and to help students develop the skills they need to succeed in college. Our specialized in-person workshops are available for:

  • New AP teachers in the process of developing or refining an AP course
  • Experienced AP teachers seeking to learn new strategies and share best practices
  • Administrators and AP Coordinators interested in establishing or building and supporting an AP program

Our intensive workshops enable education professionals to:

  • Align instruction with the goals of the AP course;
  • Identify the skills and knowledge the exam will assess;
  • Determine the tasks and materials for which students may need more preparation;
  • Receive continuing education credits

Download brochure of upcoming events in the Southwestern Region.

Find and register for professional development events.


Southwestern Regional Forum

The Southwestern Regional Forum is an interactive gathering where you can network with, learn from and collaborate with peers in your region from across the K-16 spectrum. This meeting provides K-12 and higher education professionals with an opportunity to collaborate.

The 2017 Southwestern Regional Forum will be held Feb. 22 - 24, 2017 in Houston, TX.

Visit southwesternforum.collegeboard.org for more information.


Student Search Service® Workshops

Student Search Service workshops address the current economic challenges and demographic shifts that have affected admission offices across the country. Participate in a free workshop near you, and learn how Student Search Service can help you become more strategic in your outreach to prospective students.

Visit Student Search Service Training and Workshops for more information about the types of workshops being offered.


Contact Us

The College Board
4330 Gaines Ranch Loop, Ste. 200
Austin, Texas 78735-6734
Phone: (866) 392-3017
Email: southwestern@collegeboard.org