Advanced Placement Program

Free Summer Workshops for Advanced Placement Teachers

The department is offering free Advanced Placement workshops this summer. The workshops will provide current AP teachers with in-depth content and resources to enhance their teaching of AP courses at all teaching levels. Here is the schedule of workshops.

Teachers must register through STARS. If you have ever attended a professional development event sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education, you will already have a STARS account. If you have not, you will need to create an account and profile in order to search and register for these workshops. For more assistance or answers, please contact Yolande Berger, Advanced Placement Network Coordinator, at 614-466-2105 or

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.

Free Practice AP Tests through INFOhio

The AP exams are just a few weeks away, and chances are your high schooler is looking for ways to earn that coveted 4 or 5. LearningExpress Library offered through INFOhio, can help. LearningExpress Library contains two full practice tests for each of eight AP exams:

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • US Government
  • US History

In addition to the practice exams, US History and Biology also contain a Flash Review eBook that helps students review key concepts before taking the practice test. Read More

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