Karen Waples

Cherry Creek Schools, CO

Karen Waples has taught since 1999 and works at Holy Family High School in Broomfield, Colorado. She teaches AP Comparative Government and CP American Government. Karen has served as a reader for the AP US Government and Politics and AP United States History exams and was the 2017 exam leader for the AP Comparative Government and Politics exam. She is an endorsed consultant for the College Board and conducts AP workshops and institutes throughout the country. Karen was the chair of the College Board’s Social Science Academic Advisory Committee and was a member of the Curriculum Redesign Committee for the AP United States Government and Politics course. She is the author of several published teacher’s guides and review guides for students. 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.

Comparative Government