Speaker

Helena Sweet
Early Childhood Professional Development Specialist at Gesell Institute of Child Development

Helena Sweet works for the Gesell Institute of Child Development as an Early Childhood Professional Development Specialist. Helena hold a Master’s Degree in Education from the George Washington University and has more than 10 years of teaching experience in schools and museums in New England and in Washington, DC.

Throughout her career, she has been an advocate for children and families and a proponent of child-centered education.  This philosophy extends to her volunteer work teaching children and families mindfulness and in Helena’s roll as a Board Member for the Washington Montessori School, in Washington, Connecticut. She lives in northwest Connecticut and is the mother of two daughters, ages 5 and 7.