Category: UP for Learning Faculty Biographies


Mary Whalen

 Mary is a veteran high school history teacher who has worked extensively with student voice and participation as democratizing principles in her classroom. Working with her students, she has compiled a diverse array of experiences as participants in participatory action research projects both locally and nationally. Mary brings first hand experience and professional passion to...


Helen Beattie

  Helen is the co-founder and Director of Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together. As a licensed School Psychologist and Educational Consultant, she has specialized in strategies to engage youth in school change efforts, using survey data as a tool.  She has co-authored a state-wide student leadership curriculum entitled, “Our Voices: Our Community” and implemented...