June 19, 2018

Susan Henson, author of Advanced Language & Composition, has taught all levels of high school English, including honors and college-level classes. Both an SAT essay reader and Advanced Placement® Language reader, Susan specializes in teaching advanced rhetoric to high school juniors.  She has also served as a founding member of a campus vertical alignment team, as an English department chair, and as a member of a core curriculum development team.  In addition, Susan regularly delivers presentations on the teaching of English and the use of technology in the classroom setting at local, state, and national conferences. Most recently, she presented the session, “The Rhetorical Triad: The Foundation of a the Advanced Placement Language Course” at the 2013 AP National Convention.  Susan has established and directed two secondary writing centers and was the founding faculty sponsor of her campus student art and writing magazine. In addition to her current work in the classroom, Susan also directs an academic advancement center and facilitates student and teacher publications and collaborative projects.