Events and Convening

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The College Board holds a range of informational events on topics related to AP; credit and placement policies on campus; and other academic issues important to higher education.  For information about events taking place in your area, or to receive materials from past events, please email us at aphighered@collegeboard.org.  Our AP Higher Ed events include:

  • Symposia – the annual AP Symposium brings together over 100 faculty from colleges and universities across the country for in-depth reviews of one or more AP courses and exams. Recent Symposia include:
    • AP Symposium on the Sciences (2015) – Faculty examined and discussed the redesigned science courses and exams: AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, and Physics C: Mechanics.
    • AP Symposium on History (2016) – Faculty examined and discussed the redesigned history courses and exams: AP European History, AP United States History, and AP World History.
  • Regional Events – throughout the year, we host a range of local conversations with higher education faculty and administrators on a range of topics related to AP; credit and placement policies; and academic rigor.