Current: Angélica M. Jiménez has taught Spanish at Redwood High School in Visalia, CA since 1984, and currently teaches “Spanish 1 for Spanish Speakers” and AP Spanish Literature. She also has been an adjunct Spanish instructor at College of the Sequoias and in 2004 participated in the UC Consortium’s project “Spanish Literature for Spanish Speakers”. She also currently serves as advisor for Redwood’s “Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica”, as well as a BTSA Support Provider for new teachers in Visalia Unified School District.
Education: BA in Chicano Studies from UCLA in 1981; teaching credential from UCLA in 1982; upper division course work from Fresno Pacific University and CSU
|Fresno in “Engagement Strategies”, “Literacy in Action” and “Cohesive Writing”. |
AP Consultant Experience: AP Spanish Reader for AP Spanish Literature since 2005; College Board Workshop Consultant in AP Spanish Literature since 2007; annual participant in the College Board’s Professional Development “Mentor/Mentee Initiative” since 2008; member of the “AP Spanish Literature Test Development Committee”, 2010-11; current collaborator with the College Board’s office of Professional Development for the “Redesign of the AP Spanish Literature Workshops”; College Board Consultant Trainer with new materials that will reflect the 2012-13 AP Spanish Literature course, August 2011; serves as a Mentor for the College Board’s consultant pool; presenter of the College Board’s online workshop “AP Spanish Literature and Culture: Overview of the Course” (February 7, 2012); reviewer for the April 2012 College Board consultant training materials.
Publications: College Board AP Spanish Literature, 2006-07 Professional Development Workshop Materials, Special Focus: Writing about Literature; collaborator on the workshop consultant materials for the “Redesign of the AP Spanish Literature and Culture Workshops”.
Family: Lives in the foothills near Lindsay, CA with her cowboy husband; they have a 27-year-old son who is serving his seventh year in the US Navy, and their 21-year-old daughter that currently works in retail; they have three grandchildren: a 4-year-old granddaughter and 3-year old twin grandsons
Cherry Creek AP Summer Institute
July 29 - August 1, 2013
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