AP Computer Science Principles Development Committee

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2019 – 2020 Development Committee Members

These dedicated educators play a critical role in the preparation of the Course Description and exam for AP Computer Science Principles. They represent a diversity of knowledge and points of view in their fields and, as a group, are the authority when it comes to making subject-matter decisions in the exam-construction process. The AP Development Committees represent a unique collaboration between high school and college educators.

Committee Co-Chairs

Christine Alvarado, University of California-San Diego – La Jolla, California

Joseph Coglianese, Troy High School – Fullerton, California

Committee Members

Adam Cannon, Columbia University – New York, NY

Jennifer Rosato, The College of St. Scholastica – Duluth, Minnesota

Douglas Kiang, Punahou School – Honolulu, Hawaii

Rona Williams, Collings High School – Suwanee, Georgia 

College Board Advisor

Jill Westerlund, Hoover High School – Hoover, Alabama

Chief Reader

Paul Tymann, Rochester Institute of Technology – Rochester, New York

Chief Reader Designate

Thomas Cortina, Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania