Pinewood teachers selected to participate in Advanced Placement program reading | Education

Three Pinewood Preparatory School Advanced Placement (AP) teachers were selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading for 2017.

Each June, AP teachers and college faculty members gather in cities across the U.S. to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP Exams. Jim Brice, Brenda Buckley-Kuhn, and Dan Stone traveled to various locations to serve as readers. In addition to this year’s three readers, Chuck Stjern participated in the program from 2007 through 2016.

Brice traveled to Kansas City to grade the AP Physics I Exam. This year was his second as a reader.

Buckley-Kuhn, who has previously been to Daytona and Louisville, also traveled to Kansas City this summer. She was a table leader for the AP English Literature exam.

Stone, who has spent many summers serving as a reader for the AP Government exam, traveled to Salt Lake City.

Stjern spent 10 years as a reader for the AP Human Geography exam, which brought him to Cincinnati.

AP Readers are high school and college educators who represent many of the world’s leading academic institutions. The AP Reading is a unique forum in which an academic dialogue between educators is both fostered and encouraged.

“The Reading draws upon the talents of some of the finest teachers and professors that the world has to offer,” said Trevor Packer, senior vice president, AP and Instruction at the College Board. “It fosters professionalism, allows for the exchange of ideas, and strengthens the commitment to students and to teaching. We are very grateful for the contributions of these talented educators.”

The Advanced Placement Program enables willing and academically prepared students to pursue college-level studies – with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement or both – while still in high school.

Through AP courses in 38 subjects, each…

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