Helen Shere is a 2018-19 Teach Plus Indiana Teaching Policy Fellow. Helen teaches 9th-12th grade IB biology at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis. She has served as a department lead in her building, and leads her school’s assessment committee. Helen is an alumna of the Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship and has previously worked with the Indiana Department of Education on standards review. She is a member of the National Science Teachers Association and Kappa Delta Pi. Helen graduated from Yeshiva University with a BA in Biology and received her MAT in secondary science education from the University of Indianapolis.