Jerry Brown, a graduate of Abilene Christian University and Texas Christian University, has been teaching for over fifty years. His professional classroom experience spans small to large schools, private to public schools, and early childhood to college aged students. He holds certifications in English, music, theatre, and speech. He has taught music, speech, theatre, television production, and debate as well as acting and directing in various productions in school, community, and professional theatre and television. For numerous years, he taught all levels of Pre-AP and AP English and mentored both students and teachers.
As an AP consultant in English and Pre-AP English, he served as an AP Literature Reader and Table Leader for the Educational Testing Service. He has presented throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico, Florida, California, North Dakota, Minnesota, Georgia, Louisiana, and Alabama at AP conferences, summer institutes, and as a trainer for NMSI and Laying the Foundation. He continues to mentor teachers and develop materials for students and teachers for Pre-AP English and AP English Language and AP English Literature.