Nancy Fenton

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Nancy Fenton, MA, teaches AP Psychology at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois, and online for the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University. She has taught AP Psychology since 2006 and has served as a reader for the AP Psychology exam since 2008, a table leader since 2017, and a College Board consultant since 2014. In 2020, she was hired by the College Board to record daily live YouTube review sessions before the administration of the online AP Exam. She earned her bacher of arts degree in history and secondary education at Northeastern Illinois University and a master of arts degree in psychology at National Louis University. She also earned a second master of arts degree in curriculum and instruction with a technology focus. Fenton was awarded the 2013 American Psychological Association (APA) Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) Excellence in Teaching Award for dynamic teaching and commitment to the advancement of psychology and has presented at regional conferences for AP Psychology teachers. She has previously served as a member of the TOPSS board and has worked on numerous APA initiatives, including the performance indicators for the National Standards for High School Psychology Curricula and several TOPSS Psychology Unit Lesson Plans. Fenton is the co-author of two editions of the review book, AP Psychology All Access, with Jessica Flitter. She has served on the high school educator advisory board for the second and third editions of the Myers-Dewall AP Psychology textbook, worked on several other AP Psychology textbooks, and writes for the blog, “Books for Psychology Class.” She is the co-author of the iScore5™ Psych app created for AP Psychology students to prepare for the exam. She also teaches AP United States Government and Politics and is co-author of the REA Crash Course AP Government review book.