A College Board consultant since 1997, Cheryl Ann Hollinger has led local, regional, national, and international AP workshops on 4 continents. She has led Summer Institutes for almost 2 decades and was the consultant trainer during the first AP Biology course redesign. She was an AP Reader for 10 years. Cheryl has mentored 7 new consultants. She is an HHMI Ambassador and was a member of the NABT/BSCS Region IX AP Biology Teacher Academy leadership team for 3 years.
Cheryl taught high school biology for 26 years, teaching AP Biology and Human Anatomy & Physiology in addition to other courses. She’s also taught biology at the college level. Cheryl is a member of NABT, NSTA, and OSTA. At the present time, she is an adjunct faculty member and science student teacher supervisor at a local college in Portland, Oregon.
Cheryl has been recognized for teaching excellence several times. This includes the following: NABT Outstanding Biology Teacher Award (Pennsylvania), Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching (state finalist), and the Siemens Award for Excellence in Advanced Placement Science Teaching. In 2011, she was the first recipient of the Kim Foglia AP Biology Service Award. Traveling, reading, hiking, and camping are some of her favorite things to do in her spare time.