Helen Robinson
2019 Winner

Helen Robinson

Wade Park

K–3rd Grade Special Education

“Helen is an accomplished teacher who strives to create an optimum learning environment for all students. She arrives early and stays late to create targeted lessons for all scholars… Her emotional connection with each child allows children to feel relaxed and comfortable in her classroom.”

Helen Robinson is an intervention specialist (K–3) at Wade Park. In previous years, she was a Title One reading teacher for elementary grades, a Reading Recovery teacher for first grades, and an early literacy small group teacher. She previously taught at John D. Rockefeller. As a Reading Recovery teacher, Helen co-authored a book, “Home Link: Home Activities for the Emergent Reader” with other Reading Recovery teachers under the guidance of teacher leader, Libby Larrabee. As an intervention specialist, Helen was the coordinator of a tutoring program called Project MORE (Mentoring in Ohio for Reading Excellence) and presented during Project MORE conferences at Bowling Green State University on “How to Professionally Develop Middle and Junior High Students to Become Outstanding Mentors” for special needs and at-risk students. Helen is very passionate about teaching. She is dedicated and committed to developing life-long literate and strategic thinkers and learners in the academic and social emotional areas as well as promoting a growth mindset and high expectations of achievement for all of her scholars. Helen also believes in continuing her learning through various types of professional development, reading, and collaborating about education with colleagues. She truly believes the words of the motivational speaker, Les Brown, “You can always better your best.”

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Weekdays, 12:50–1:40 pm, or call anytime and leave a message for a return phone call at 216-838-1750.

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