American Government & Elections

Grades 9-12
Bronwyn Haltom
This class will foster an interactive behind the scenes look at political campaigns in 2018 with a conservative perspective.
Government and political science will come alive through meeting with Republican elected officials, watching campaign debates, attending political rallies and events, and meeting with advocates.
We study the 2018 Michigan Governor’s race. We will analyze campaign tactics, meet with campaign officials, watch campaign debates.
In the second semester, we will take what we have learned in the first semester to build your own “campaign.”
Students will design a fictional candidate with skills they deem will make them effective, they will learn how to promote their candidate through media, to connect with voters, to raise campaign funds, to debate, to write speeches, and demonstrate how they would get their candidate elected.
This class will be taught from a conservative perspective with a commitment to furthering our shared biblical principles in public policy.
My name is Bronwyn Haltom. I am a former White House Political aide, and I have worked to elect numerous Republican Senate and Gubernatorial candidates. I am a proud Kalamazoo homeschool graduate and KAT alumni. I have a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan. I have taught dozens of political classes through the Republican National Committee. I am passionate about engaging homeschool students in the political process and advancing our shared biblical principles in the political arena.
Systems of Government
Speech writing
Debate tactics
Political advocacy
Leadership skills
Campaign tactics
Campaign strategy
COST: $350