AP English Language and Composition Development Committee

2023-24 Development Committee Members

These dedicated educators play a critical role in the preparation of the Course and Exam Description and exam for AP English Language and Composition. 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

Michelle Bachelor Robinson, Spelman College–Atlanta, Georgia
Zestlan Simmons, Booker T. Washington Magnet High School–Montgomery, Alabama

Committee Members

Denise Kendall Comer, Duke University–Durham, North Carolina
Mark Longaker, University of Texas at Austin–Austin, Texas
Natalie Castillo, Felix Varela High School – Coral Gables, Florida
Peter Durnan, Holderness School–Holderness, New Hampshire
Marisa Ortega, Pine Crest School–Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Chief Reader  

Akua Duku Anokye, Arizona State University–Glendale, Arizona 

Chief Reader Designate

Michael Neal, Florida State University – Tallahassee, Florida