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AP® Macroeconomics

The AP® Macroeconomics workshop will focus on identifying the content of the AP Macroeconomics courses and exams and available resources for teaching AP Marcoeconomics.  The workshop presentation will include demonstrations of active learning approaches to enhancing learning in AP economics courses.  Classes will be interactive and tailored to emphasize participants’ needs and preferences.   Recent changes to the exams and a mock exam grading will be included.


Instructor - Dr. Margaret Ray

Dr. Margaret Ray is a Professor of Economics at the University of Mary Washington, and the Director of the UMW Center for Economic Education. She was previously an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.  In addition, she is certified to teach K-12 Social Studies and has a Masters of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction.  She lives on a horse farm in Fredericksburg Virginia with her two daughters.  She has been involved with AP economics for over 20 years, in a variety of capacities including;

  •  AP Economics textbook author
  • Microeconomics Test Development Committee member
  • AP Economics Exam reader and table leader
  • College Board endorsed AP Economics consultant
  • Author of the Council for Economic Education’s Advanced Placement Economics Teacher’s Manual and Student Activities Guide for Macroeconomics
  • High School AP Economics Instructor
  • AP economics test item writer
  • AP economics curriculum author
  • AP course audit Senior Auditor
  • AP National Conference Steering Committee member and presenter