Learning, at its essence, is liberating. To influence young minds, in some small way, by showing them the freedom found in knowledge is deeply rewarding.


Transition to Teach, Secondary English, Indiana University
BA, English Literature, Hanover College, Indiana


Mrs. Helton has worked as a Literacy Lab instructor at Clear Creek Elementary. She was also a Reading Interventionist at Bloomington High School South. She has been a teacher of third grade at Seven Oaks for three years. Mrs. Helton inspires her colleagues by her classroom management skills and the rigorous curriculum she offers to her young pupils.

Mrs. Helton has been married 25 years and is the mother of three sons. She and her family enjoy late-night games of Risk and spontaneous road trips.