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Welcome, AP teachers! Here you'll find resources for teaching AP Italian Language and Culture, including engaging instructional materials, sample exam questions and current course information as well as professional development opportunities.

HOW TO BECOME AN AP ITALIAN TEACHER

The AP and Pre-AP Summer Institutes are subject-specific professional development opportunities. They provide teachers with the support and training needed to teach AP courses and to utilize Pre-AP teaching strategies. Teachers from around the world come together at these institutes to exchange ideas and information about AP courses and exams. 

What is a College Boardendorsed AP or Pre-AP Summer Institute? 

The AP and Pre-AP Summer Institutes are subject-specific professional development opportunities. They provide teachers with the support and training needed to teach AP courses and to utilize Pre-AP teaching strategies. Teachers from around the world come together at these institutes to exchange ideas and information about AP courses and exams.

What can I expect at a College Boardendorsed summer institute?

Each institute is managed individually by staff at the sponsoring institution. The endorsed institutes found on our Institutes & Workshops search page on AP Central have signed an endorsement agreement with the College Board to ensure quality and consistency among the locations, which includes the use of College Board-endorsed consultants and College Board materials. Please contact the individual locations for detailed information about their course offerings.

Topics that are often covered in summer institute sessions include:

  • AP courses: goals, objectives, content, resources, bibliographies, and equipment
  • The AP Examination: how it is developed and graded
  • Syllabi, lesson plans, and assignments
  • How to refresh and improve existing AP courses
  • Recent changes in AP Course Descriptions
  • Strategies for teaching students at beginning or intermediate levels
  • Vertical teaming

How do I register for a College Board-endorsed AP Summer Institute?

Please contact the individual institutes for cost and registration information. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses are included in your search results. Visit ourInstitutes & Workshops search page on AP Central to search the most up-to-date AP Summer Institute schedule and view registration information

 

AP Calendar

Spring before starting an AP Italian course
Use this website to learn more about the AP Italian Program, and discuss your plans with your parents, teachers and AP Coordinator.
Summer
Check if your teacher has posted summer work to be up to speed for when the classes begin, such as a reading list or a selection of Italian movies to watch.

January
Talk to your AP Italian teacher or AP Coordinator about taking the AP Italian Exams.
If you need testing accommodation Contact the Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) Coordinator at your school.
February 
Students with disabilities must submit requests for testing accommodations.
March 
Homeschooled students and students whose schools do not offer AP must contact AP Services to obtain a list of local AP Coordinators and schools where they could arrange to test and must contact AP Coordinators identified by AP Services within the required deadline.
May 
Exam Dates

Dates for the new calendar year will be posted once made available by the College Board.

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