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JoAnn Bertelo, AP® English Language and Composition teacher in Rahway, N.J., has helped to establish a strong AP culture in her school through community involvement, pizza parties, teacher professional development, and T-shirt design contests. As part of the College Board’s All In campaign, JoAnn recounts her experience over the last 15 years. She examines the things that work and the things that don’t work to encourage students to enroll and succeed in AP.
Educators, policymakers, and school leaders with an interest in Chinese language teaching and learning came together for the seventh annual National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) May 8–10 in Los Angeles.
Register now for the AP® Annual Conference, being held July 9–13 in Philadelphia, Pa. The AP Annual Conference is the largest professional development gathering of the Advanced Placement Program® and Pre-AP® communities, AP Coordinators, school counselors, and administrators from across the United States and throughout the world. This year's conference promises to engage, inspire, and promote innovation in our schools. Click here to register.
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The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) has named Shirley Ort, associate provost and director of scholarships and student aid at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and vice chair of the College Board’s Board of Trustees, a Most Valuable Professional. This honor is given to NASFAA members who stand out as exemplars in the financial aid community. Shirley has served on NASFAA’s Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery Task Force, National Conference Committee, and Graduate and Professionals Issues Committee.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera announced on April 28 that the College Board would be investing $1 million in the state’s AP® program. Combined with the $750,000 in state funding that Martinez secured during the 2013 legislative session, this investment will go toward AP teacher preparation and recruitment, training counselors on how to guide students toward AP, and developing parent resources in several languages.