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June 30,  2000
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Local Faculty Member Participates in Advance Placement Exams

Linda Wozniewski of St. Johnwas selected to participate in the reading and scoring of the CollegeBoard Advanced Placement (AP)Examinations. A faculty member in the department of chemistry and physicsat Indiana University Northwest, Wozniewskiworked with the physics examinations.

“The reading (of examinations) draws upon the talents of some of thefinest teachers and professors America has to offer,” says Dr. Lee Jones,AP executive director at the College Board. “It fosters professionalism,allows for the exchange of ideas and strengthens the commitment to studentsand to teaching. We are very grateful for the contributions of talentededucators like Linda Wozniewski.”

Founded in 1900, the College Board is a not-for-profit educational associationthat supports academic preparation and transition to higher education forstudents around the world through the ongoing collaboration of its memberschools, colleges, universities, educational systems, and organizations.It also responsible for SAT and PSAT/NMSQT testing

Each year the AP Program gives students nationwide the opportunity totake rigorous college level courses and exams. Based on their exam performance,students may receive credit and/or advanced placement when they enter college.

Over 4800 faculty consultants from high schools and universities evaluatedmore than 1.1 million examinations in 18 disciplines across North America.They represent various ethnic groups from every state in the U.S., as wellas Canada. 

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