Meet your APSI Consultant for AP English Language and Composition

Mary Jo Zell lives and teaches in Keller, TX. She received her B.A. from Villanova University and her master’s degree from Georgia Southwestern University. She began her teaching career in Pennsylvania and Georgia and is currently the department Chair of English at Keller High School, where she has taught for 20 years. She is in her 28th year of teaching high school English and has taught every level 9-12th. Presently, she teaches AP Language and AP Literature.

For the past 17 years, she has served as an AP Language Reader for the College Board; she is currently a Table Leader for the AP Language and Composition exam. She served on the College Board AP Literature Instructional Design Team and is an AP College Board Consultant who has conducted various workshops and summer institutes. Additionally, since 2010 she has worked with NMSI- conducting teacher trainings, leading mock readings, and presenting Saturday Sessions.