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 a project-based middle and high school curriculum entitled, “Lights, Camera…Leadership!”. Helen has facilitated numerous student leadership and faculty development retreats, taught Master’s level courses on school reform and experiential education strategies, and consulted with the Vermont Rural Partnership for the past 16 years. She has taken a leadership role in varied civic engagement, service learning, and youth voice efforts in Vermont and on a national level. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Boston University and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Massachusetts. She is also a graduate of the Vermont Snelling Center Educational Leadership program.