Dr. Nivedita (Nita) Ganguly, Chairperson of the Science Department taught Biology I (Honors), Human Genetics and AP Environmental Science since it's inception at Oak Ridge High School. She was a member of the AP Environmental Science Development Committee (from1999-2003) has been a Reader and is presently a Table Reader for the AP Exam Readings. She is also a current member of the Curriculum Development and Assessment Committee which is working on the revision of the AP Environmental Science course. Nita has been a College Board Consultant for 12 years and conducts day-long workshops in AP Environmental Science, Pre- AP Strategies in Science: Learner Centered classrooms and in AP Vertical Teams in Science. She also conducts Summer Institutes both nationally and internationally. Nita was an author for both editions of the AP Vertical Teams Guide. She has been recognized for her contribution to Science Education and the AP Program receiving the Siemens Advanced Placement Recognition Award, the Presidential Award for the teaching of Environmental Science and has also been designated a National Leader for the training of AP consultants.
Education - B.S. in Zoology (Major), Chemistry and Physiology (Minor) M.S. in Cytogenetics, and a Ph.D in Genetics. She also has an M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction.