Senior Vice President for Advanced Placement Program and Instruction
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Trevor Packer is the College Board’s senior vice president for Advanced Placement Program and instruction. As a member of the nonprofit’s executive leadership team, Packer leads the organization’s work on instructional programs and services. A former classroom teacher, Packer has engaged with tens of thousands of educators nationwide to help to define key strategic investments the AP Program should make to maintain and strengthen its positive impact on American education and competitiveness. A major priority has been the expansion of AP opportunities to underserved students. Earlier in his College Board tenure, Packer served as the AP Program’s director of operations and supported efforts to increase the availability of AP in overseas schools. Packer began his career in academia researching and writing about Victorian literature and has authored a manual on pedagogy and composition, as well as scholarly works on Willa Cather and abolitionist Sojourner Truth. He also taught literature and composition at the City University of New York and at Brigham Young University.