Advanced Placement




Myrtice Salmond, Ed.D., Coordinator
Phone (714) 966-4423
Fax (714) 327-0496​​

AP Collaborative


The AP Collaborative is a network meeting for district and site Advanced Placement Coordinators.  Quarterly meetings are conducted in conjunction with the College Board and will discuss topics essential to AP program needs. Please see flyer below for further information.


AP in the OC, Summer Institute (July 22-25, 2019) at Beckman High School, Irvine, CA

The Orange County Department of Education is offering an intensive professional learning opportunity to strengthen academic rigor and best teaching practices within the county. This four-day professional development is approved by College Board.

Flyer                                 Register Here (will open in February 2019)

Hotels                              Map/Agenda                     CEU:     Brandman or University of San Diego

Sessions Offered


Brenda Royal

​Calculus AB

Gary Taylor


Paul Groves

​Computer Science A

Richard Kick

​Computer Science Principles

Charles Powell


Mary Kohelis

​English Language & Composition

Daniel O'Rourke

​English Literature & Composition

J. Ryan Hoague

Environmental Science

 Hilary Staples

​European History

Kenneth LeSage

​Government & Politics

Vanessa Lal-Steinkamp



​Spanish Language & Culture

Julio Cabral


Paul Rodriguez

​U.S. History


Payment Options

Make check or purchase order payable to Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) and mail to: attn: AP in the OC, 200 Kalmus Drive, P.O. Box 9050, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-9050.

Purchase orders can be faxed to: (714) 327-0494


A full refund can be issued if received by June 21, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. After June 21, 2019, no refunds will be issued.

It is the responsibility of the registrant and/or school to notify our office by the deadline. 

AP Day (October 2019)


This one-day College Board workshop for coaches and teachers is at the Orange County Department of Education. Session will explore topics essential to the development of an equitable and effective AP program.