Implementation guides for the 2020-21 school year will be posted on this page as they become available. For additional resources for AP coordinators, go to the AP coordinator resource library.
Plan Your Exam Administration
AP Digital Testing Guide
Updated May 3
View the AP Digital Testing Guide for detailed information about 2021 digital AP Exams.
Getting Ready For Digital AP Exams
Find out what to know about downloading the AP Digital Testing Application and getting ready for the digital testing experience.
Key Takeaways from the AP Digital Testing Guide
Explore highlights from the new AP Digital Testing Guide to help schools both prepare for and administer this year’s exams.
2021 AP Exams Overview Guide
A PowerPoint presentation that summarizes key updates for 2021 AP testing, including the new exam schedule and digital testing.
Use the ready-made messages in this kit—which highlights AP testing options available this school year— to communicate with AP teachers, school staff, students, and parents.
AP Exam Administration Planning Guide
A guide for AP coordinators and administrators, listing factors to consider when planning in-school and/or at-home AP testing.
2021 AP Exam Format Information
Consolidated summary of 2021 exam modes and differences, if any, between paper and digital exams, for all AP courses.
AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1 2020-21
This manual provides detailed information about everything AP coordinators need to do from the start of the school year through the November 13 exam ordering deadline.
AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 2 2020-21
Updated May 2021
This manual provides detailed information about this year’s paper and pencil AP Exams, including exam administration policies and procedures and post-exam tasks. Note: The May update is a clarification to the packing list information on p.90.
Get Tips for Teaching AP in Any Learning Environment
Course Pacing Guides
New course pacing guides, designed for classrooms that have completed around 25% of typical course content by January, illustrate ways to use AP Daily videos in lieu of some assignments teachers would ordinarily give to help students develop their knowledge and skills by May.
AP Daily Video Release Dates
Send your teachers to this page to see the unit-by-unit release schedule for AP Daily videos for each course.
AP Instructional Resources Built for Any Learning Environment
A complete guide to the tools in AP Classroom and how they can be used to support instruction and continuous feedback in person, online, and in hybrid/blended environments.
AP Instructional Resources Overview
A one-page quick guide showing how the tools in AP Classroom can be used to support instruction in any learning environment—in person, online, or blended.
Continuous Support and Feedback with AP Instructional Resources
A one-page reference illustrating how the tools in AP Classroom can be used in every phase of instruction, from lesson planning to giving students feedback on progress.
Using AP Instructional Resources: In-Person Learning
A one-page guide to the tools in AP Classroom for AP teachers who are teaching classes in person.
Using AP Instructional Resources: Hybrid/Blended Learning
A one-page guide to the tools in AP Classroom for AP teachers using a combination of in-person and online instruction.
Using AP Instructional Resources: Online Learning
A one-page guide to the tools in AP Classroom for AP teachers who are teaching classes online.
AP Classroom Tools
A one-page overview of the AP Program resources available to AP teachers to support their instruction every day and throughout the year.