Prepare your school community with these downloadable tools.
All schools offering AP need to take a few key steps at the beginning of the school year. Please review these guides and plan how your school will ensure all AP students enroll online when classes begin.
For Coordinators: Setup, Enrollment, and Ordering
An overview and timeline of the steps coordinators, teachers, and students need to take before the final ordering deadline.
For Teachers: Helping Students Join Your AP Class Section
Instructions for getting class join codes and ensuring that students have joined class sections.
For Students: Joining Your AP Class Section
An assignment students receive from their AP teacher on the first day of class; includes step-by-step instructions for joining their teacher's class section online.
Checks for Student Understanding: A School Leader’s Guide to Support AP Teachers
This companion guide to the new AP course and exam descriptions helps school leaders identify the “look fors” in an AP classroom. Use this guide to help AP teachers see the extent to which learning activities focus on what students should know and be able to do to succeed in an AP course.
AP 2019-20 Principal Checklist
Prepare your school community by following the action plan and best practices in this checklist.
Sample Agenda: End-of-Year Faculty Meeting
Use this sample meeting agenda to review the actions AP teachers should take before and during summer break.
Sample Agenda: Faculty Meeting on Changes to AP
AP is changing in 2019-20—use this sample meeting agenda to help guide your discussion with faculty.
Welcome to the 2019-20 AP School Year
This comprehensive PowerPoint presentation explains the changes to AP—includes information for teachers, coordinators, students, and parents.
Sample AP 2019-20 Course Catalog Language
Add this language about AP to your school or district course catalog.
Sample Newsletter and Social Media Content
Include this sample content about AP in school communications to parents and students.
Note: Get more subject-specific materials for AP in 2019-20.
School Handout for Teachers
This two-page handout explains how AP is changing for teachers in the 2019-20 school year and how they can take advantage of new classroom resources.
Ordering Your Free Course and Exam Description (CED) Binder
This single sheet explains how to order the new customizable course and exam description binders—available to AP teachers for free.
Professional Learning Opportunities and Resources for AP TeachersThis single sheet lists all the free professional learning opportunities and resources available to AP teachers.
AP Coordinator’s Manual, Part 1 2019-20
This manual provides detailed information about everything AP coordinators need to do from the start of the school year through the November 15 exam ordering deadline.
School Handout for AP Coordinators
This two-page handout outlines new program and process changes for AP coordinators in the 2019-20 school year.
Professional Learning Opportunities and Resources for AP CoordinatorsThis single sheet lists all the free professional learning opportunities and resources available to AP coordinators.
For Parents and Students
School Handout for Parents and Students
This two-page handout outlines how changes will affect students in the 2019-20 school year.
School Handout for Parents and Students (Spanish)This two-page handout in Spanish outlines how changes will affect students in the 2019-20 school year.
"New AP Resources and Processes for Your Students" Parent Webinar FAQFrequently asked questions from the webinar for parents that covers changes to the AP Program and the new resources and supports for AP students.