Main Conference: July 24–July 26, 2015 Deadline for submission: Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
The Advanced Placement Program® (AP) and the AP Annual Conference Steering Committee invite you to help develop the program for the College Board’s AP Annual Conference 2015 by submitting a proposal for a main conference session.
As members of the AP and Pre-AP® communities, we share a commitment, and we must work together to ensure educational excellence for all our students. The AP Annual Conference is an opportunity for colleagues to come together from around the world to share experiences and best practices.
The College Board’s AP Annual Conference Steering Committee welcomes your submissions. We recognize that AP Annual Conference participants are professionals who value learning in interactive sessions with audience involvement.
This year we are seeking proposals in the categories listed below. We highly recommend that you consider these categories before drafting your session proposal. For further clarification, expand the session categories below to see topics of interest within each category that might help you further develop your session.
- Deepening Content Knowledge
(reach understanding of difficult concepts to teach/learn; deepen knowledge of a specific time period; increase understanding of major issues within a content area)
- Instructional Planning, Resources, and Technology to Enhance Instruction in the AP Classroom
(design and/or plan/sequence instruction; use technology/Web-based tools and/or resources)
- Instructional Strategies that Lead to AP Success
(use data/assessments to determine instructional strategies; review strategies for DBQs; examine strategies for FRQs; assess strategies for text analysis; learn how to teach a certain content area)
- Building and Improving an AP Program
(review state initiatives; use data to improve an AP program; build and/or strengthen higher education partnerships; motivate students in an AP subject; develop AP Vertical Teams®/curriculum alignment)
- Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners
(learn policies, programs, and services to build equity and access; explore differentiating strategies)