Meet the Instructor
Amy Andrews teaches AP U.S. Government and Politics at Centreville High School in Northern Virginia.
As an AP teacher for over ten years, Ms. Andrews believes any student can succeed in U.S. Government and Politics with the right tools. She has taught in high schools in Illinois, Nevada, and Virginia. Despite her students’ varying levels of experience with AP courses, she has substantially increased the enrollment and pass rate in her schools.
Ms. Andrews has extensive professional development across the United States. She has had firsthand interactions with leaders in all three branches of government and has been given unique access to their knowledge and expertise. She has been an AP reader since 2010 and a workshop presenter since 2017. She is currently creating training videos for AP teachers as well as revising the teacher’s edition of a textbook.
Ms. Andrews has been formally honored by many. Most notably, she was invited to be her Congressman’s guest at the 2014 State of the Union.
Amy Andrews holds a BA in Teaching of Social Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.