English Literature New – Susan Frediani
Susan Frediani, M.A., has taught English in public and private schools. She earned her B.A. in English at UC Berkeley, and her M.A. in Curriculum, Reading, and Instruction at CSU Sacramento. She has taught grades 6 through community college, and grades 10-12 at Quincy High School in northern California. Susan has taught AP* English Literature and Composition for 18 years and AP* English Language for 4 years. Currently, Susan is a teacher on special assignment for Plumas Unified School District where she works in four high schools as an Instructional Coach and for the district as a Special Project Coordinator. She has read the AP* English Literature and Composition exam for 9 years, and she has trained AP* teachers at CSU Sacramento, CSU Monterey Bay, Spokane, WA, University of Alabama, AP* By the Sea, AP* Seminars Silicon Valley (Palo Alto), and online for UCLA. Susan has also trained teachers in AP English Literature and AP English Language as an international presenter in Guam. She is also an endorsed Pre-AP National Consultant.
Most recently, she was appointed as a mentor consultant for new College Board consulting teachers in both AP Literature and AP Language. She has served as her district AP* coordinator, a PAR mentor teacher, a beginning teacher induction coach, and Plumas Unified School District’s ELA Vertical Team Lead Teacher. She served for four years as Chair of the SAT Test Development Committee for English Literature, and she is a current member of the SAT Writing and Language Review Committee. Susan currently serves as Chair of the College Board’s ELA Advisory Committee. Susan is a past member of the State Department of Education’s Common Core Supplemental Curriculum Selection Committee. Additionally, she was a recipient of an NEH Summer Scholar Program Award focusing on the works of Richard Wright. Susan recently completed her administrative services credential.