ThinkCERCA & College Board: Partnership Research Opportunity 

We invite you to participate in a collaboration designed to improve AP Progress Check and Exam outcomes for students.


Participating schools/districts will receive a $500 honorarium for each teacher involved to support their AP instructional endeavors.

Step #4: Official Intent to Participate

Q4 2022 - TC + AP Collab Official Sign-Off

Carefully review the steps below to ensure your school or district is fully registered to move forward with this unique and exciting research opportunity.


Step 1: Get Caught Up 

If you have not yet attended or watched one of our webinar overview programs, you can access them below, along with the presentation, and College Board Statement.

Watch the Webinar  (District/School Admin) Watch the Webinar  (Teacher/Team Leads) View the Deck College Board Statement


Step 2: Tell Us More About You

All interested participants are required to complete this Interest Form to tell us more about your school/district. Those who have already completed this form do not need to fill it out again.


Step 3: Mark the Calendar!

Review the Professional Learning Activities + Timelines below to confirm your school/district can participate. If there are timing concerns, please reach out to as soon as possible.

Professional Learning Activity

Potential Date Ranges

Kick-off Professional Learning

Week of 1/30/23; study begins week of 2/6/23

Instructional material review, implementation guidance, management

Midpoint Check-in Focus Group

Week of 2/20/23

Q&A, Instructional Support, Materials Feedback, Implementation guidance

End of Study Wrap-up Focus Group

Week of 3/26/23

Q&A, Implementation/Materials Feedback, Recommendations, Requests


Step 4: Complete the Intent to Participate Form

We understand this process may involve multiple members of your school/district instruction teams. Please commit to your involvement by completing the Official Intent to Participate form on this page. One per district/school is needed for taking any next steps.


Participating schools/districts will receive a $500 honorarium for each teacher involved to support their AP instructional endeavors.


Your partnership in this endeavor matters greatly to us, and we look forward to continuing the conversation with each of you! Contact ThinkCERCA Founder and CEO, Eileen Murphy, with any questions:


Meet the Presenters


Rachel Phillips - Headshot

Rachel Phillips, Ph.D.

Learning Science & Research Lead


Bryan Craig Sandala - Headshot

Bryan Craig Sandala, M.Ed.

Director, Digital Writing Tools

Digital Transformation

College Board

Rory Lazowski - Headshot

Rory Lazowski, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Learning Engineering

College Board