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Lindsay educators selected to participate in AP program reading

Lindsay educators selected to participate in AP program reading

LHS teachers Adrian Gutierrez and Brett Pierotte were selected to participate in the annual Reading and scoring of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Examinations this June. Gutierrez was selected to read AP Spanish Literature while Pierotte was selected to read AP U.S. Government.

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) gives more than 1.8 million capable high school students an opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses and examinations. Based on their exam performance, successful students can receive credit and/or advanced placement when they enter college.

This year, more than 3.2 million examinations from more than 30 AP Courses were evaluated by over 10,000 AP Readers from universities and high schools. Representing many of the finest academic institutions in the world, AP Readers are made up of professional educators from the United States, Canada and aboard. The AP Reading is unique forum in which an academic dialogue between high school and college educators is fostered and strongly encouraged.

“The Reading draws upon the talents of some of the finest teachers and professors that the world has to offer,” said Trevor Packer, vice president of the Advanced Placement Program 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 talented educators like Adrian Gutierrez from Lindsay high school.”

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