Ms. Marcia Hilsabeck earned her B. A. and M. A. from The University of Texas. She also earned certification in Supervision of Instruction in Language Art from Southwest Texas State University. Ms. Hilsabeck taught English and Communications for forty-three years; for thirty of those years, she taught Advanced Placement® English. She was an Adjunct Instructor in English at Austin Community College for ten years. She served as a College Board® consultant in Advanced Placement English for thirty years and was an AP® National Reader for seven years. She is now retired.