Betsy Heckman has taught since 1999 and currently is the History Department Chair at Westminster School, in Simsbury, CT. During her career, she has taught a number of AP courses in addition to AP Comparative Government and Politics, including AP European History, AP U.S. History and AP Psychology. Ms. Heckman is co-chair of the Test Development Committee for the AP Comparative Government and Politics exam. She also participates in the scoring for the exam and is a Question Leader. Ms. Heckman earned her undergraduate degree from Middlebury College and a M.A. in International Relations from Yale University.