Helen Joyce, author of Elections, Using Film in the Social Studies: World, and Using Film in the Social Studies: Government, served over 30 years as a middle and high school classroom teacher, Social Studies Department Chair and high school administrator. She has taught AP® Government, World History, AP® US History, and interdisciplinary courses in both World and American Studies at the high school level for most of her career. She completed her undergraduate studies in History/ Education at City University of New York (Hunter / Herbert H. Lehman College) where she earned the Kappa Delta Pi Award for Academic Achievement and Professional Promise in 1974. She earned a Masters Degree in Educational Administration at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire in 1981. In 1993, Mrs. Joyce was named the New Hampshire Assistant Principal of the Year by the NH Association of Secondary School Principals. She has supervised her Elections program in a number of high schools since 1980 and both she and her students have gained statewide attention and recognition by the media as a result of their work.
Helen Joyce June 19, 2018