Advanced Placement Program

Do you want to Expand Your AP Program?

Yolande Berger, ODE's AP Network Coordinator, is available to meet with school administrators who are interested in providing equitable access for students to AP classes as well as assisting schools in creating action plans to build or expand their AP program. Contact Yolande at 614-466-2105 or

Advanced Placement in Ohio

The Advanced Placement (AP) program offers courses and exams that provide high school students the opportunity to earn credit or advanced standing at colleges and universities. Students are better prepared for the global economy and post-secondary educational opportunities when learning takes place in an educational climate of raised expectations, increased capacity and measurable improvement.

Professional Development Scholarship

CollegeBoard is offering scholarships to teachers for 2015 AP Summer Institutes. Click here for more information.

Grant Opportunities

Schools wanting to increase student performance on Advanced Placement exams can apply now for $2,500 grant. The grant supports the professional growth of teachers teaching advanced placement courses, which includes workshops and trainings. Electronic applications are due by noon on Friday, December 19. Direct any questions to  Yolande Berger, Ohio Department of Education, at Click here for the application.

AP Objectives

  • Increase access to AP opportunities for all students, especially for low-income, rural and urban students
  • Focus on developing and expanding AP programs and participation in the core academic areas of English, mathematics, science and foreign language
  • Develop and expand Pre-AP courses or programs to provide middle and high school students with the critical thinking skills, content knowledge and study habits necessary for successful participation in their educational career as well as AP courses and exams

AP Symposium Presentations

ODE is pleased to provide download-able presentations of the workshop sessions held at the AP Symposium on March 28th.


Last Modified: 1/25/2016 4:19:00 PM