July 26–30, 2017 | AP Annual Conference

2017 Highlights

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AP Studio Art Exhibit

Opening Reception: Wednesday, July 26, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Exhibit Hall, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Close to 60,000 AP Studio Art portfolios are submitted each year and a selection of that work is exhibited at the AP Annual Conference. The outstanding artworks in the exhibition indicate the sophisticated level of achievement that AP Studio Art students can attain. 


Dr. Terrell Strayhorn

July 29, 1:00 p.m., Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn is Professor of Higher Education at The Ohio State University and Founder/CEO of Do Good Work Educational Consulting, LLC. An internationally recognized student success scholar, highly acclaimed public speaker, and award winning writer, Strayhorn is author of 10 books and over 200 book chapters and journal articles and many other scholarly publications. He has given hundreds of invited keynotes and lectures at more than 500 universities and conferences across the globe. Dr. Strayhorn maintains an active and highly visible research agenda focusing on major policy issues in education: student access and achievement; issues of race, equity, and diversity; the impact of college on students; and campus environments that nurture students’ development.

Known for using the hashtag #DoGoodWork on social media, Strayhorn was named one of the country’s top diversity scholars by Diverse: Issues in HigherEducation in 2011, one of Business First’s “Top 40 under 40,” one of the “Top 20 to Know in Education,and became the youngest full professor in Ohio State’s history in 2014. He was Founding Director of the Center for IDEAS within the College of Education and Human Ecology and Director of the Center for Higher Education Enterprise, both at Ohio State.

Prior to Ohio State, Strayhorn was Special Assistant to the Provost at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and Research Associate at the Council of Graduate Schools in Washington, D.C. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, a master’s degree in educational policy from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, and doctorate in higher education from Virginia Tech. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and a native of Virginia Beach, Va.