Shawn Francis

Exec Dir, SpringBoard & Pre-AP Programs
The College Board

As the Executive Director of Product Management, Shawn Francis leads product development for the College Board’s 6-12 instructional programs, SpringBoard and Pre-AP, designing curriculum and assessment tools that enhance classroom instruction to drive student success. Over the course of his nearly decade at the College Board, Shawn has overseen digital strategy initiatives for SAT, college access, and college planning, including tools to provide greater equity in the college search process. As a leader within College Board’s PRIDE organization, he is a strong advocate for the unique needs of LGTBQ students as well as students of color.



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