Helen Morris has worked in the field of education policy for more than 20 years. The focus of her work has been technology integration in schools, science and mathematics policy, school health policy and related issues, and policy and implementation related to federal law, including the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Education of Americans with Disabilities. Ms. Morris has worked for the National School Boards Association, the Consortium for School Networking, Edvantia, and Texas Instruments, Inc. From 2005 to 2006, she served as president of the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, a membership organization that advocates for science, math and technology education.
Ms. Morris has also been involved in education in her community. She served on the Alexandria City School Board from 2009-2012, including service as vice chairman from 2011-2012. She currently serves as the treasurer of her school PTA, and she is the Chairman of the Board of the Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy (ACAP).
Ms. Morris received her Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from the University of Michigan and a Diploma in Early Irish Language and Literature from University College Dublin. Ms. Morris lives with her husband and daughter in Alexandria, VA.