Consultant Bio

Yu Bong Ko

YU BONG KO is a Lecturer in Art History at Dominican University in N.Y. Previously, he taught AP Art History for 26 years at Tappan Zee High School, his alma mater. Currently, he is a “Coach” in AP Art History for National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), working with teachers and students from many parts across the country. As a presenter and session leader at College Board endorsed AP Teacher Conferences and Summer Institutes since 1995, his travels have taken him to schools, colleges and museums coast to coast, where he has worked with hundreds of outstanding and dedicated teachers. Yu Bong has scored the AP examinations for 22 consecutive years, having served as Reader, Table Leader and Question Leader. He is a past Co-Chair of the College Board’s AP Art History Test Development Committee and also served on the Curriculum Re-Design Committee to develop the new curriculum framework. In addition, as former College Board Advisor to AP Art History Content and Professional Development, Yu Bong has contributed to two Curriculum Modules publications for teachers on concept-mapping strategies and thematic and cross-cultural approaches to teaching AP Art History. He is a graduate of Brown and Columbia Universities where he studied Painting, Art History and Art Education.