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Learn how to empower students to succeed

The College Board provides K–12 teachers, counselors, and administrators with professional development resources and services to engage students in high-level learning. The organization’s aim is to ensure that every middle and high school student develops the skills, habits of mind, and concepts that are needed to succeed in college.

In this section, you can read descriptions of the College Board’s intensive workshops for education professionals as well as our AP and Pre-AP workshops and Summer Institutes for K–12 teachers. Learn more about our offerings by subject area by following the links below.


For K–12 teachers, there are AP® workshops for the teaching of:

The SAT® Program also offers professional development modules for teachers.

K–12 administrators and coordinators can learn more about topics like exam administration and building Vertical Teams.

  • The AP Program offers workshops for school leaders and coordinators that provide them with the tools to effectively and successfully administer and coordinate their schools’ AP program.

Offerings for counselors include the annual Fall Counselor Workshops.

Education professionals who participate in College Board workshops may earn CEU Credits.

Summer institutes

AP and Pre-AP Summer Institutes offer 30-plus hours of subject-specific professional development that equip K–12 teachers with content and resources to enhance their teaching of AP courses. They also provide an opportunity for teachers to exchange ideas and information with peers worldwide, and to become a member of an extended learning community.

Visit AP Workshops and Summer Institutes on AP Central to search for the latest offerings.