SBU Professor aids in Annual AP Exams
Southwest Baptist University News Release
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BOLIVAR, Mo. Southwest Baptist University’s Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Shelley Kilpatrick recently participated in the annual Reading and scoring of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Examinations in Statistics in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Each year, the AP Program, which is sponsored by the College Board, gives more than 1.5 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.
More than 2.9 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, these educators come from the United States, Canada and abroad. The AP Reading is a unique forum in which 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 Dr. Shelley Kilpatrick.”
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