AP English Language and Composition Development Committee

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2020-21 Development Committee Members

These dedicated educators play a critical role in the preparation of the course 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

Sheila Carter-Tod, Virginia Tech University—Blacksburg, Virginia

Kevin McDonald, Edmond Memorial High School—Edmond, Oklahoma

Committee Members

Octavio Pimentel, Texas State University—San Marcos, Texas

Patrick Clauss, Notre Dame University—Notre Dame, Indiana

Carlos Barrera, Sprayberry High School—Marietta, Georgia

Zestlan Simmons, Booker T. Washington Magnet High School—Montgomery, Alabama

College Board Advisor

Marisa Ortega, Pine Crest School—Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Chief Reader

Akua Duku Anokye, Arizona State University—Glendale, Arizona