AP Studio Art Consultant, Fran Gertz, for the past thirty nine years has had the privilege of instructing visual arts students with twenty five years experience working with Advanced Placement students.Fran is a professional artist, College Board Endorsed Consultant and has seven years experience as a Studio Portfolio Reader. Fran was the National AP Conference Presenter for experienced teachers in 2012 and a presenter for new teachers in 2013. The Educational systems and regions that she has worked in include: Florida (where she was educated), Spain, Italy, Virginia, and North Carolina. Fran started the AP Studio Art Program in all but one of these areas. She is currently National Board Certified and is instructing AP Studio Art as well as serving as Adjunct Professor at Sandhills Community College in North Carolina.