The AP® US Government & Politics Redesign

Video created by Classroom Compass Administrator on Apr 1, 2019

    Watch Karen talk about her AP experience and what she thinks about the redesign.


    Karen Waples has taught since 1999, and is now at Holy Family High School in Colorado. She teaches AP® U.S. Government and Politics and AP® Comparative Government and she also conducts AP® workshops and institutes throughout the country. Karen was a member of the Curriculum Redesign Committee for the AP® U.S. Government and Politics course. Before becoming a teacher Karen was a trial attorney from 1985–1989. She received the Colorado Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education in 1997 and was recognized as a Cherry Creek High School teacher of the year in 2002.


    Learn more about American Government: Stories of a Nation for the AP Course here.