Below is the list of AP® Summer Institute Endorsed Consultants organized by their respective AP® course area. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with each course area and the associated endorsed consultant.
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish Literature and Culture
Monica Friedmann, Ph.D.
Dr. Friedmann is a three-time graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
She taught College in Pennsylvania and in her native Uruguay, and recently
retired after 18 years at Spanish River Community High School in Boca Raton,
Florida, where she taught Advanced Placement Spanish Language, and
Advanced Spanish Literature. She is an AP Spanish Language Reader and
endorsed consultant for AP Spanish Language & AP Spanish Literature
for the College Board.
Government & Politics - US
Terri Susan Fine, Ph.D. is professor of political science at the University of Central Florida (Orlando) where she has taught for 28 years. She is the recipient of 10 undergraduate teaching excellence awards and one university-wide award each in faculty leadership, professional service and academic advising. Her courses include “Teaching American Political Institutions” and “American Politics Seminar” at the graduate level and “American National Government”, “Research Methods”, “Civic Engagement”, “Politics and Civil Rights”, “Religion and Politics” and “Political Psychology”, among others, at the undergraduate level. She has taught courses face to face, on-line and in a hybrid format. Her involvement in the Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics program goes back to 1992 when she first served as a reader. Since that time, she has served as a table leader, and, since 2004, as a workshop facilitator. She took part in the College Board mentoring program in 2010, and was project director for the “Civics Connection”, a freely available, on-demand AP-centric U.S. Government resource that includes video interviews of former members of Congress and extensive teacher support materials including primary source, graphic tools and contemporary news analyses. She currently serves on the Curriculum Development and Assessment Committee for AP U.S. Government and Politics, and has written multiple choice questions for the Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics exam. Terri extends her involvement in the AP U.S. Government and Politics program by making AP focused presentations to AP classes and at professional conferences.
Kenneth Tucker is a Social Studies teacher at Rockdale County High School in Conyers, Georgia. He has taught AP U.S. History for twelve years, and served as an AP Exam Reader for nine. In addition to serving as an AP consultant, he is also participating in this year’s AP Mentor Pilot as a mentor. He and a former student were selected to participate in the 2013 NHD Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Institute, with their research on 2nd Lt. Benjamin Hodges being featured on the National WWII Museum’s “Remember Them” website and GPTV’s “On the Story.” He was also a participant in the 2011 Gilder Lehrman Stanford Institute on the Great Depression and World War II. Kenny has presented at the AP National Conference and College Board’s Access and Equity Conference on the subject of Vertical Teams, and has served on several Comprehensive School Reform Committees as well as the RCPS AP Innovation Configuration Mapping Team. Kenny earned his B.S. and M.Ed at Florida A&M University, and is currently working towards a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership at Columbus State University. Kenny was named the Mary Brown Tinkham Chapter Colonial Dames 17th Century Outstanding History Teacher in 2014, Rockdale High School Teacher of the Year in 2013-2014, VFW Teacher of the Year in 2013, and a Rockdale County Public Schools Honor Teacher in 2011 and 2013.
Charlotte St. Romain
Charlotte St. Romain currently serves as Academic Coordinator for Environmental Sciences Graduate Program at Louisiana State University as well as Academic Counselor for the undergrad program in Coastal Environmental Sciences at LSU, Baton Rouge, LA. She taught Secondary sciences (Biology, Honors Biology, Chemistry and Regular Chemistry) in Louisiana for 31 years; 12 of which included AP Biology. Ms. St. Romain is a faculty consultant for the College Board Southern Region and served as AP Biology reader for 8 years. She has been faculty consultant for summer APSI Bio weeklong institutes since 2002 in the states of Florida, Texas, West Virginia, New York, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. She served as faculty consultant for one-day AP Bio workshops in 16 different states. Charlotte has been very active in Science teacher organizations and presented numerous workshops for: NSTA, NABT, LA Science Teachers Association (LSTA), and LA Assn. of Biology Teachers (LABT). Ms. St. Romain has received numerous awards including national Outstanding Biology Teacher Award (OBTA) for Louisiana; presented by NABT, Presidential Award for Excellence in Secondary Science Teaching; Woodrow Wilson Foundation Master Teacher Participant; Tandy Technology Scholar "Champion of the Classroom". She holds a BS in education from Northwestern State University and MEd in Biology Education from Louisiana State University.
English Literature and Composition
Tammy Schoen taught in South Carolina from 1991-1997 prior to moving to South Florida. Tammy taught at Coconut Creek High School until helping to open Coral Glades High School in 2003. At Coral Glades, Tammy teaches AP Literature (and whatever else they give her) and serves as the Literacy Department Chair. Tammy has been active in many College Board programs: she has been a reader for AP Literature for over a decade, and currently serves as a Table Leader. She has led AP half-day and full-day workshops as a national consultant. Tammy serves as the facilitator for the AP Literature LAPC program in Broward County, a program that brings AP teachers together in PLC groups to collaborate. Tammy has also taught the AP reviews offered to Broward students each year as they prepare for their AP exams. In her spare time, Tammy enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.
English Language and Composition
Computer Science Principles
John O'Brien has been involved with APHG since the first Teacher’s National Institute at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1997. His background includes a Master’s Degree in Geographic Education from State University of New York at Buffalo. Since that time he has done graduate work in geography at the University of Minnesota, Tennessee, Eastern Michigan, Ball State University, Macalester College and Princeton University. He has also received Fulbright Fellowships to China, Egypt and Sub-Saharan Africa, a U.S. – Japan Foundation Fellowship and more recently a geographic educational exchange program to South Korea. Over the past 15 years John has been an instructor at many summer institutes and workshops as both a Midwest and Southern College Board Consultant. He has also been a Reader and Table Leader for eleven years for AP exams including Human Geography and Psychology. Over the past 32 years John has had the opportunity to teach geography at colleges and high schools in New York, Minnesota and in Naples, Florida.