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AP® English Language and Composition


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Conni Shelnut

Conni Shelnut taught both AP English Literature and AP English Language at Lakeland Senior High, in Lakeland, Florida, for 32 years. In 2002, she was named Florida English Teacher of the Year and a University of Florida Distinguished Educator. Currently retired and working with home-schooled students, Conni is a National Board Certified Teacher and has a master’s degree from the University of Florida. Serving as a past Table Leader for the AP English Literature exam, she is an endorsed College Board consultant for AP English Language. Recently, she represented AP English consultants on the AP Consultant Advisory Panel, a selected team that helps the College Board enhance its workshops and institutes. Conni has co-authored a pre-AP English workshop on passage analysis and has trained consultants nationally. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three grown children and eight grandchildren, traveling, and reading for pleasure.