Staff Bio

Betsy Heckman

Comparative Government

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.