Maria Litvin

Maria Litvin has taught computer science and mathematics at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, since 1987.  She is an Advanced Placement Computer Science exam reader and Table Leader and, as a consultant for The College Board, provides AP training for high school computer science teachers. Prior to joining Phillips Academy, Maria taught computer science at Boston University.  She is a co‑author of several leading AP Computer Science textbooks, including C++ for You++ and Java Methods: Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures.  She is also a co-author of Be Prepared for the AP Computer Science Exam in Java (since 1999) and Mathematics for the Digital Age and Programming in Python.  Since 2014, as a facilitator, Maria has trained over three hundred New England elementary school teachers in introducing computer science to children in grades K-5.  She is the faculty advisor of the Coding Circle community service program at the local Boys & Girls Club and a co-author of the Continental Mathematics League computer science contests for elementary and middle school students.