AP Italian Language and Culture 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 Italian Language and Culture. 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

Chiara Trebaiocchi, Harvard University–Cambridge, Massachusetts
James Goetschius, Northern Valley Regional High School–Old Tappan, New Jersey

Committee Members

Rosetta Giuliani Caponetto, Auburn University–Auburn, Alabama 
Gary Russell Waters, Emory University – Atlanta, Georgia 
Valeria Luppino, Millburn High School–Millburn, New Jersey
Cristina Modica, Maine Township High School District 207–Park Ridge, Illinois
Steve LaPeruta, Nutley High School–Nutley, New Jersey

Chief Reader

Giuseppe Cavatorta, University of Arizona – Tucson, Arizona 

Chief Reader Designate

Ryan Calabretta-Sajder, University of Arkansas–Fayetteville, Arkansas