Frances Trees

Fran Trees is an Associate Teaching Professor and the Director of Undergraduate Introductory Education, Computer Science Department, Rutgers University. She currently teaches Introductory CS courses for majors and non-majors and oversees the CS curriculum for non-majors at Rutgers. Fran has served as exam leader and question leader for the AP CS 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 Science Guide; and recipient of AP Recognition Award, Tandy Computer Outstanding Teacher Award, and Siemens Award for Contributions to the AP®.

Fran has most recently served as co-chair of the Development Committee for AP CS Principles (AP CSP) and has conducted multiple workshops on Cooperative Learning as it relates to AP CSP.