Yvonne Kaatz teaches 11th grade AP English Language and Composition and 10th-grade Pre-AP English at Dripping Springs High School in Dripping Springs, Texas. She has taught 9th- and 10th-grade Pre-AP English for the last 29 years. For the past 15 years, she has presented at one- and two-day conferences for the College Board, and in 2006 at the AP National Conference. Since the summer of 2006, she has presented at week long conferences in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. She has also presented for Region XIII and at The University of Texas. Ms. Kaatz is currently the English Department Chair and has served as events coordinator, grade-level team leader, district curriculum advisor for the Austin ISD and AP Coordinator for DSISD. She holds a BS from Texas A&M with a specialization in writing.