Consultant Bio

Oather Strawderman

Oather Strawderman has taught Physics in Lawrence Kansas since 1997. He currently serves as the Science Department Chair at Lawrence Free State High School. He has worked as a Question Leader, Table Leader and Reader at the annual AP Physics Reading since 2012. As a College Board endorsed AP Physics International Consultant, he has presented daylong and week-long workshops in over 35 states. In addition, Oather was honored to have had the opportunity to present International Workshops in Kunming China and Dubai United Arab Emirates. Oather served for seven years as the Co-Chair of the AP Physics 2 Development Committee where he helped develop the exam and worked on the preparation of the Curriculum Framework. He trains other AP Consultants and mentors new AP Physics Consultants for College Board as the Lead Consultant for AP Physics C. Oather also is an Instructor for AP Daily in AP Classroom and AP Daily Live Review on YouTube. He was just appointed the Chair of the College Board Science Academic Advisory Committee for which he will be advising College Board on all things Science related.


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