Teacher Membership Benefits
The Italian Language Foundation Teacher Program
The Italian Language Foundation Teacher Program promotes the College Board’s required professional development for the Advanced Placement Program in Italian Language and Culture. The Italian Language Foundation offers a dedicated support network for Teacher Members to work together to enhance their competence and confidence in the teaching of Italian.
The Italian Language Foundation provides financial support for many of the College Board professional development workshops and special Summer Institutes.
The Italian Language Foundation, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Consulates of Italy throughout the United States, will continue to offer free professional development workshops hosted by College Board certified teachers of Italian.
The Italian Language Foundation also works diligently to recruit teachers of Italian to inspire their students to pursue careers in the teaching of Italian, or in positions of employment where fluency of Italian is required.
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AP Italian Language and Culture
To help more students prepare for—and succeed on—the AP Italian Language and Culture Exam, the College Board has clarified the course’s focus starting with the 2019-20 school year and are introducing new resources for your classroom.
Explore essential resources for AP Italian Language and Culture and prepare for the 2019-20 school year with new instructional resources, including an updated course and exam description (CED), exam questions, and our new online system, AP Classroom.
The College Board offers online professional development workshops, available for new and experienced AP teachers as well as AP coordinators and administrators. Led by experienced instructors, subject-specific AP workshops provide educators with the support and training needed to develop effective strategies for teaching an AP course.
Developed by College Board experts in AP instructional design, the following interactive online modules will provide you with strategies, resources, and activities for teaching an effective AP world language and culture course and building students’ communicative competencies in the courses leading up to AP.
Learn more from the College Board about the AP instructional design workshops that provide interactive online modules for curriculum strategies, resources, and activities to help you teach your AP world language and culture courses. They also help build students’ competencies in the courses leading up to AP.
AP Italian Language and Culture Course and Exam Description 2019-20 Updates
Download the core document for the AP Italian Language and Culture Course and Exam. This document clearly lays out the course content and describes the exam and the AP Program in general. It reflects the new unit structure for 2019-20.
Updates for AP Educators at Schools Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)
During the pandemic, stay abreast of the College Board’s AP Italian Language & Culture updates and any changes for the coursework, exam and their online learning schedule.
Teachers COVID-19 Response
Schools, working together with local health departments, have an important role in slowing the spread of diseases and protecting vulnerable students and staff, to help ensure students have safe and healthy learning environments. To learn more visit the CDC Plan for Schools and Child Care Programs.