Frances Trees

Fran Trees is the Director of Undergraduate Introductory Education, Computer Science Department, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She currently teaches an introductory CS course and oversees CS curriculum for non-majors at Rutgers. Fran has served as an exam leader and question leader for the AP S A/AB Exam since 1985. She is a former AP CS A/AB Test Development Committee member and has served on many ad hoc CS committees for the College Board. Fran has been a College Board AP CS consultant and workshop leader since 1985 and is the primary author of Teacher's Guide for Advanced Placement Computer Science (C++) and Computing Concepts with Java Essentials, Advanced Placement  Computer Science Guide; and recipient of AP Recognition Award, Tandy Outstanding Teacher Award, and Siemens Award for Contributions to the AP. Fran is currently a member of the Development Committee for the new AP CS Principles course to be launched in the 2016-17 academic year. Her research interest is computer science education.