Nancy Scoggin teaches AP® Music Theory at Joshua High School in Joshua, Texas, where she has taught instrumental music since1981. She is now semi-retired after 38 years of band director duties. Ms. Scoggin became involved with the AP® Music Theory program in 1996. In recent years she has been a contributing author of the Vertical Teams Guide for Music Theory, a consultant for the Southwest Region of the College Board since 2002, and the lead consultant at summer AP® institutes in and out of the state of Texas. She has been a Reader for the national AP® Music Theory exam since 2006 and a member of the leadership team. She is the author of AP® Music Theory Guidebook, published by Barron’s Educational Publishers, and in 2011 was given the honor of being named one of the top three AP® Teachers of the Year in Texas.