Phone: (208) 855-4325 x1081

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science: Physical Education and Health Boise State University Master of Education: Special Education, Northwest Nazarene University Education Specialist: School Administration, Northwest Nazarene University

Gary Helsley

 

Teaching:

I am Gary Helsley and I am a mentor teacher, Dean of Student, and Special Education case manager. I am in my 6th year at Central Academy and I take great pride in the positive relationships and influence I have had with students, staff and families that I have met over my 15 years of teaching My professional interest is transforming our country's educational system though starting with Central Academy. I have been able to influence the culture of Central Academy as Restorative Practices Trainer. Ask your student why we have circles in our mentor classes.

Family:

I was born and raised in Idaho and married my high school sweetheart. We have been married for 23 years and have 3 adult children that graduated from Mountain View high school. My wife is a social worker, my oldest daughter is also a social worker, my son is in graduate school studying biochemistry, and my youngest daughter is attending CWI.

Hobbies:

My personal interests are hiking, playing basketball, and spending time with my family.

Favorite Quote:

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. Maya Angelo